College Blog Blog Network

HBO, MLB to produce hour-long special on Derek Jeter’s 3,000th hit

07.05.11 at 12:16 pm ET

Derek Jeter may have just returned to the Yankees following a stint on the disabled list and he may still be six hits away from achieving his famous 3,000th hit in the majors, but that hasn’t stopped HBO and MLB Productions from getting the wheels turning on an hour-long special set to air on the cable network about the New York shortstop’s quest to join one of the most elusive clubs in baseball history.

The special will be called “Derek Jeter 3K” and will be released weeks after Jeter strokes his hit No. 3,000. The MLB Public Relations Twitter account claims that MLB Productions is getting “unprecedented access” to the star, who will also be involved in the production process.

Read More: Derek Jeter, Rumor Mill,