Derek Jeter had the most hits ever in Yankee Stadium I, with 1,274 hits.
Derek Jeter with 1,274 hits.
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 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.
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.
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During the broadcast during the NYY/LAA game on 8/9/08, it was discussed that Derek Jeter only needed 27 hits over his final 19 games at The Stadium to break Gehrig's record. Since then, Jeter had 3 hits on 8/15, 2 hits on 8/16, and went 4-for4 today (8/17). Again, if the info I heard is correct, Jeter should only need 18 more hits over the remaining 16 home games to become the all-time hits record holder in Yankee Stadium. Derek Jeter broke Lou Gehrig's hit record at the stadium on September 16, 2008. He now owns the record, that stands at 1,274 hits.
On September 11, 2009, Derek Jeter passed Lou Gehrig for most hits as a New York Yankee with 2,722.
Jorge Posada is second on the Yankees active hit list behind Derek Jeter.
Too many. He holds the record for most hits by a Yankee.