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October 2, 1957 - The 1957 World Series Begins

On October 2, 1957, the National League Milwaukee Braves traveled to Gotham to meet the American League powerhouse and perennial favorite Yankees for Game 1 of the… 441 more words


Derek Jeter: He Ended it His Way

September 29, 2014

O Captain, My Captain…it had to end sooner or later.

An athlete’s career is finite. It never lasts forever; it’s like a book with twists and turns. 591 more words

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One Last Hurrah for Jeter: The Captain Walks Away Unscathed

By Barry Federovitch

For the Chris Murray Report 

When it was over Thursday night at Yankee Stadium, it felt scripted.

Derek Sanderson Jeter, the elegant shortstop with the rough-house hockey player’s name, lined the game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth of his final home game in the Bronx to put an exclamation point on the most extraordinary Yankee career since Mickey Mantle called it quits over 45 years ago. 599 more words


Jeter In Lineup As DH For Farewell Game At Fenway Park

BOSTON (AP) – Derek Jeter is listed as the designated hitter and batting second for the New York Yankees when they play the Boston Red Sox in the final game of his 20-year career. 168 more words


Who is the 'Derek Jeter of the NBA'?

  • Five-time World Series champion
  • Yankees’ all-time leader career leader in hits, games played, stolen bases, and at bats
  • 14 All-Star selections. five Gold Glove and…
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Wait, did Derek Jeter do something last night?

I’m kidding of course.  This baseball season has been the ‘Season of Jeets,’ to a degree I certainly think has been ridiculous.  There was the initial wave of adulation and reflection… 282 more words


America's Pastime

I share a birthday with Mickey Mantle.

Once, I wanted to play Yankee baseball -

shortstop, like Phil Rizzuto, scooting bases, turning two.

I starred in childhood street games, now… 7 more words