Lou Gehrig had 1,269 hits in Yankee Stadium.
Lou Gehrig had a total of 1,269 hits at Yankee Stadium.
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.
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 2,721 hits as a New York Yankee.
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.
== == 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 struck out 790 times during his career.