Lou Gehrig had a total of 1,269 hits at Yankee Stadium.
Lou Gehrig had 1,269 hits at Yankee Stadium. But as of the end of the 2008 season, Derek Jeter had 1,274. Which is now a Yankee record that cannot be broken. The old stadium records will not be carried over to the new stadium in 2009.
Derek Jeter finished the 2008 season with 1,274 total hits at Yankee Stadium. He is now the all-time leader, passing Lou Gehrig's total of 1,269.
Derek Jeter with 1,274 hits.
Lou Gehrig had 2,721 career hits.
Derek Jeter 1,274 hitsAs of September 16th, 2008. Jeter overtook the record that had been held by Lou Gehrig since 1937 of 1,269 hits, recording his 1,270th hit in the stadium with a single. In the last game ever played at Yankee Stadium, September 21st, Derek would amass 1,274 Yankee Stadium hits.
Derek Jeter had the most hits ever in Yankee Stadium I, with 1,274 hits.
Lou Gehrig had 2,721 hits as a New York Yankee.
== == 1,274 hits. As of September 16th, 2008. Jeter overtook the record that had been held by Lou Gehrig since 1937 of 1,269 hits, recording his 1,270th hit in the stadium with a single. By the final game on September 21st, he'd amassed 1,274 hits in the stadium. This record cannot be beaten since the record will not carry over to the New Yankee Stadium, due to open in the 2009 season.
Lou Gehrig retired in 1939 with 2,721 hits.
Derek Jeter holds the record with 1,274 hits at the old Yankee Stadium.