Don Mattingly (LH) hold the New York Yankees record for most hits in a season with 238, in 1986. Derek Jeter most hits for a right handed batter in a season with 219 in 1999, and Bernie Williams most hits in a season by a switch hitter 204, in 2002.
Don Mattingly had the most hits in a season as a Yankee with 238 in 1986.
== == 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.
Through 2010, Derek Jeter holds the record for most base hits for a Yankee with 2,926.
Lance Johnson hold the record for most hits by a New York Met in a single season with 227 in 1996.
No player with the most hits in MLB was traded to the Yankees. Pete Rose has the most hits in baseball history and he was never a Yankee. The old record was held by Ty Cobb and he also was not a Yankee.
Derek Jeter with 1,274 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.
Derek Jeter broke Lou Gehrig's record for most hits as a New York Yankee on September 11, 2009.
Derek Jeter holds the record with 1,274 hits at the old Yankee Stadium.