• Derek Jeter entered play on Sunday having reached base safely in each of his 12 games this season. That marks his third-longest streak of reaching base safely to start a season, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. Jeter had a 53-game streak to open 1999, and a 35-game streak to open 2007. He reached base in 12 straight games to open 1996.
• On this date in 1939, the Yankees beat the Red Sox, 2-0, on Opening Day at Fenway Park. An ailing Lou Gehrig went 0-for-4 in his final Fenway appearance, and Ted Williams went 1-for-4 in his Major League debut. It was the only game to feature both players.
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