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Derek Jeter tied Honus Wagner's hit record -- but who was better?

Jeter tied Wagner's hit record -- but who was better?

With his single in the 1st inning against the Indians on Friday night (even if it was aided a tad by some porous Indians defense), Derek Jeter did something very special:

He tied the great Honus Wagner for sixth all-time in hits. 

But just who was better? The Flying Dutchman or Mr. November? That's a question we hope to answer now:

Jeter vs Wagner

Sadly, it turns out that we've answered nothing. Though you should really check out that Derek Jeter poem here

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