Derek Jeter announced through his Facebook page on Wednesday that 2014 would be his final season in Major League Baseball.
The New York Yankees shortstop posted the following statement on his Facebook page.
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The Yankees drafted Jeter out of high school in 1992 and he eventually made his debut wearing pinstripes in 1995...
Mr. 3000 is also Mr. Popularity.
Yankee shortstop Derek Jeter topped The Harris Poll’s annual ranking of America’s favorite sports star, edging Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning. Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan tied for third place...
Say he’s old, say he’s injured, just don’t call him tired.
That was the message from Derek Jeter on Thursday, as the New York Yankees’ captain addressed the media in Toronto before the first of a four-game set with the Jays.
Jeter, who has come under criticism for skipping the All-Star Game just days after his impressive 5-for-5, 3,000th-hit performance, says he made the decision with the best i
So, who's next?
When Derek Jeter became just the 28th player in Major League Baseball history to collect 3,000 hits Saturday, he cemented a legacy already encased in stone. For the New York Yankees captain, his resume had already passed inspection by baseball's Hall of Fame.
Now that he's crashed the 3,000-hit party, we can focus our attention on who might one day join this fraternity. It's an ach
Mr. 3000. Sure, it’s a bad movie starring the late Bernie Mac, but it’s also a new moniker for Derek Jeter, who became the 28th player in Major League history to notch 3,000 hits, courtesy of a home run Sunday against the Tampa Bay Rays.
Jeter, whose first career hit – a single -- came off of Seattle’s Tim Belcher on May 30, 1995, also has the distinction of being the first New York Yankee to re
Playing in front of a sold-out hometown crowd on Saturday, Derek Jeter sent his record-setting 3,000th hit deep into left-field, making him the 28th major leaguer and first New York Yankees player to reach the hitting milestone.
And who caught the potentially money-making ball? Christian Lopez, a 23-year-old fan whose girlfriend gave him tickets to the game as a birthday present.
As Derek Jeter returns from a recent calf injury chases his 3,000th hit, Major League Baseball Productions is following the New York Yankees captain for 'Derek Jeter 3K,' a one-hour special which will air on HBO within a few weeks after the slugger reaches the historic milestone.
He will be only the the 28th major leaguer -- and the very first Yankee -- to do so.