24-Karat Gold Leather Baseball Created to Commemorate Derek Jeter's 3,000th Hit
Posted on July 16, 2011
Rawlings and Gold Sports Collectibles created a special edition 24-karat gold leather baseball to commemorate Derek Jeter's 3,000th career hit. Jeter reached his 3,000th hit Saturday, July 9th with a home run into the stands of Yankee Stadium.
The ball will be produced in a 3,000 unit run. Each ball will contain official Derek Jeter and Major League Baseball logos. The ball comes in a cherry-wood display case. The baseballs will cost $325 and be sold on MLB.com.