Jeter amazes, Bills preseason, Twins/Wings and the 'Cuse

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Scott Pitoniak

Aug 20, 2012, 8:03:32 AM8/20/12

One baseball story that’s been overlooked this season is the continued excellence of Derek Jeter. The marvelously consistent Yankees shortstop enters tonight’s game against the Red Sox with a league-leading 160 hits and a nifty .317 batting average.

Not too shabby for a 38-year-old who looked like he was washed up during the first few months of the 2011 season when he was hitting more dribblers than line drives.

Jeter currently ranks 12th on baseball’s all-time hits list with 3,248, and will crack the Top 10 with just 36 more hits, surpassing both Eddie Murray and Willie Mays.
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