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Jeter tops on Yanks' all-time at-bats list

Jeter passes Mantle in at-bats

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DETROIT -- Derek Jeter logged his 8,103rd career at-bat for the Yankees on Monday, surpassing Mickey Mantle for the most in franchise history.

Jeter stepped in for the milestone at-bat in the top of the first inning at Comerica Park, looking at a called third strike from Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander.

Jeter was informed of his accomplishment on Sunday night after the Yankees' 4-1 loss to the Red Sox at Fenway Park, but he was nonplussed given the circumstances.

"Is that right? I didn't know that," Jeter said. "We lost, so I can't really care too much."

Jeter owns the fifth-most at-bats among active Major Leaguers and the most of any player who began his career in 1992 or later. Jeter debuted with the Yankees in 1995.

In addition, Jeter's next RBI will be the 1,014th of his career, breaking a tie with Bob Meusel for sole possession of 10th place on the Yankees' all-time list. He is also second to Lou Gehrig on the Yankees' all-time hits list entering play Monday with 2,558, among other appearances on the club's leaderboards.

Bryan Hoch is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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