SportsYankees Inside the numbers: Alex Rodriguez's career hits so far Updated June 19, 2015 11:13 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Entering Friday night's game, Yankees DH Alex Rodriguez has 2,999 career hits. Here's a look inside some of the numbers for Rodriguez as he inches closer toward another milestone this season. Rodriguez would be the 29th player in Major League Baseball history to collect 3,000 hits in a career. Rodriguez also would become the second to accomplish the feat while wearing a Yankees uniform. Derek Jeter became the first in 2011. Photo Credit: Getty Images Alex Rodriguez's career hit No. 1 came in the fourth inning against the Boston Red Sox on July 9, 1994. It was an infield single off Sergio Valdez in his fifth career at-bat. Photo Credit: Getty Images Alex Rodriguez totaled 966 hits in his first seven seasons with the Seattle Mariners. Photo Credit: Getty Images In three seasons with the Texas Rangers, Alex Rodriguez totaled 569 hits, including 156 home runs. Photo Credit: Getty Images Alex Rodriguez has never had less than 103 hits in a full season (He had 33 hits in 48 games in 1995). Photo Credit: Getty Images Alex Rodriguez played his first 10 seasons at shortstop before coming to the Yankees. As a shortstop, A-Rod has totaled 1,529 hits. As a third baseman, he's at 1,305. Photo Credit: Getty Images Tim Wakefield has given up the most hits to Alex Rodriguez with 26. A-Rod was 26-for-94 (.277) with eight home runs and two doubles against the Boston knuckleballer. Photo Credit: Getty Images Of his 3,000 career hits so far, 22.2 percent of them have been home runs. That's the highest percentage of any player with 3,000 or more career hits. Photo Credit: Getty Images The only place in the batting order where Alex Rodriguez has never had a hit is the eighth spot. He's 0-for-10 with a walk when hitting eighth in the lineup. He has 1,112 career hits in the cleanup spot. Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac May is Alex Rodriguez's best month for hits with 550. Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac Alex Rodriguez has three pinch-hits in 22 career plate appearances. Photo Credit: Getty Images Alex Rodriguez has 1,513 career hits in his home stadiums and 1,487 as a visiting player. Photo Credit: Getty Images An impressive 61.8 percent of Alex Rodriguez's career hits so far (1,853) have come in wins for his team. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.