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Posted by: Jack Curry on Jul 6, 2011 at 03:01:07 PM

Craig Biggio knew he had to relish the moment that he collected his 3,000th hit, but a part of him also wanted to hustle past it as if he was trying to turn a single into a double.  Biggio wanted to dive into the exclusive club, wipe the dirt off his uniform, wave to the fans, hug his family and get back to playing.

Biggio thinks Derek Jeter is probably feeling the same way.

As the last player to reach 3,000 hits, Biggio’s insight into Jeter’s pursuit is valuable. While Biggio acknowledged that he doesn’t know Jeter well, he knows exactly what it’s like to enter a season in which the chase for 3,000 was a daily story. Everyone expected Biggio to do it four years ago, just like everyone expects Jeter will soon get his four hits, but the player is the one who must