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Derek Jeter’s Former Teammates Bid New York Yankees Captain Farewell (Video)
September 22nd, 2014 at 3:32 PM
A wide assortment of Derek Jeter's former New York Yankees teammates have made a video bidding The Captain a farewell as he prepares to retire. Former teammates both recent and from many years past are in the video, from Nick Swisher and Phil Hughes to Tino Martinez, amongst others. The video is...

Derek Jeter Says George Steinbrenner was More Involved with Yankees than Sons
September 22nd, 2014 at 12:47 PM
As if you needed confirmation of this, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter told a magazine that late owner George Steinbrenner was more involved with the team than his sons Hal and Hank are now. ***PHOTO1*** The quote comes from an in-depth interview with Jeter by Chris Smith of New York Magazine...

Derek Jeter to Play Every Game Left in 2014, Says Yankees Manager Joe Girardi
September 22nd, 2014 at 12:15 PM
Derek Jeter will certainly not go the route of his former teammate and good friend, Mariano Rivera, as the New York Yankees Captain will play in every game until the end of the 2014 Major League Baseball season, the last of his illustrious career. ***PHOTO1*** Yankees manager Joe Girardi confirmed as much...

New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter Tells Magazine: I Didn’t Give One-Night Stands Gift Baskets
September 22nd, 2014 at 10:58 AM
For 20 years, Derek Jeter has tried to keep his personal life out of the news while playing as a member of the New York Yankees. Even while enjoying the New York lifestyle that most players do, Jeter has escaped being seen in a negative light, and he's also never...

Toronto Blue Jays’ Jose Reyes Got Great Advice from Derek Jeter While on the Mets
September 22nd, 2014 at 9:31 AM
For many years, there were two premium, top-flight shortstops playing in New York and at one time, Derek Jeter wasn't considered to be the best one talent wise. ***PHOTO1*** While as a member of the New York Mets, Jose Reyes was considered a five-tool player with all the talent in the world...

Little New York Yankees Fan Throws Back Derek Jeter Foul Ball, Horrifies Parents
September 20th, 2014 at 5:21 PM
Derek Jeter souvenirs are priceless nowadays as the New York Yankees Captain is set to retire at the end of the 2014 season, but this little Yankees fan didn't seem to get the memo. During Friday night's win over the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium, Jeter was up in...

MLB’s Derek Jeter Tribute Video Featuring Mo’ne Davis and Angels’ Mike Trout
September 19th, 2014 at 8:37 PM
Both NIKE and Gatorade have gotten into the Derek Jeter tribute video business this season, but now Major League Baseball has produced its own tribute for the New York Yankees Captain. ***PHOTO1*** Starring infamous little leaguer Mo'ne Davis and Los Angeles Angels superstar Mike Trout, the video pays homage to The Captain...

New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter Thanks Fans of Opposing Teams for Showing Love
September 18th, 2014 at 8:02 AM
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has received an incredible about of love and adulation from not only his own fans, but fans of opposing teams around the sport. ***PHOTO1*** For that, Jeter is thankful and he said so to YES Network's Meredith Marakovits prior to his final game at Tropicana Field...

Chase Headley Won’t Rule Out Retaliation from Yankees Against Rays for Repeated Hit-By-Pitches
September 17th, 2014 at 1:13 PM
In what was supposed to be a farewell send-off from the Tampa Bay Rays for New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter on Tuesday night turned really nasty pretty fast. ***PHOTO1*** Jeter was plunked for the second time in less than a week by a member of the Rays pitching staff and benches...

Tampa Bay Rays Give Derek Jeter a Kayak Before Plunking New York Yankees Captain
September 17th, 2014 at 12:48 PM
The Tampa Bay Rays presented Derek Jeter with some retirement gifts before beating the New York Yankees in more ways than one on Tuesday night. ***PHOTO1*** Tropicana Field is just the latest location to hold a Jeter celebration and the Rays did it by presenting Jeter with a brand new kayak, a...

New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter Feeling OK After Taking Hit-by-Pitch in Tuesday’s Game Vs. Rays
September 17th, 2014 at 12:16 PM
In a span of four games, New York Yankees players have been hit by a pitch five times; something that has irritated manager Joe Girardi big time. ***PHOTO1*** Yankees captain and shortstop Derek Jeter was on the receiving end of two of the hit-by-pitches from Tampa Bay Rays pitching and during Tuesday...

Joe Girardi, Joe Maddon React to Derek Jeter HBP in Yankees Loss to Rays
September 17th, 2014 at 7:26 AM
For the second time in recent days, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter was hit by a pitch from the hand of a Tampa Bay Rays pitcher. In total, the Yanks have been plunked five times in a four-game span against the same team. Your browser does not support iframes. That would...

Jordan Brand to Honor Derek Jeter with 2 Sneakers for New York Yankees Captain
September 16th, 2014 at 9:31 AM
Jordan Brand has announced that it will release a special sneaker in order to honor New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter's final season in Major League Baseball. ***PHOTO1*** First, we have the Air Jordan 1 Retro Jeter: To Honor Derek Jeter, Nike Releases Air Jordan 1 “Jeter” pic.twitter.com/keLL8pIpyr — XXL Magazine (@XXL) September...

WWE Superstars John Cena and the Big Show Pay Tribute to Derek Jeter (Video)
September 11th, 2014 at 7:03 PM
With all the tributes Derek Jeter is receiving these days, it's amazing how many people he's touched, in and out of baseball. The latest are two WWE Superstars, John Cena and The Big Show. ***VIDEO1*** Cena spoke about how he has emulated Jeter and looked up to him for years. "I think...

Korean SS Jung-ho Kang Could Be Potential New York Yankees Free Agent Target
September 9th, 2014 at 1:37 PM
With all of the talk on who will replace Derek Jeter as the shortstop of the New York Yankees in 2015, that time to figure out a game plan is quickly coming; if the Yankees miss the postseason again this season, it will be even sooner. ***PHOTO1*** You all know the usual...

New York Yankees Fans Outraged at Andy Pettitte for Missing Derek Jeter Day
September 8th, 2014 at 7:18 PM
While watching the incredible and moving ceremony that honored Derek Jeter's career on Sunday, there was one huge void from the festivities: Andy Pettitte. Had a blast elk hunting with this one in Colorado! Coolest experience ever! pic.twitter.com/GU7LvfOoEU — Josh Pettitte (@JPettitte21) September 7, 2014 Pettitte, who was a teammate of Jeter's for...

Michael Jordan Idolizes Derek Jeter, Teases Yankees Captain About Number of Rings
September 8th, 2014 at 5:46 PM
Michael Jordan was on hand to celebrate New York Yankees great Derek Jeter on Sunday and he gave the Yankees Captain an incredible compliment. ***PHOTO1*** Jordan and Jeter both have the connection to NIKE, but their relationship apparently extends far beyond that and the two are close to this day. The Chicago Bulls...

Joe Torre Jokes That Mariano Rivera Had Work Done Before Derek Jeter Day (Video)
September 8th, 2014 at 2:48 PM
One of the best things about Derek Jeter Day at Yankee Stadium was the fact that we got to see some of the great New York Yankees players from the golden era of the 1990's together again. ***PHOTO1*** One of those moments happened before the day began on Sunday in a pregame...

Derek Jeter Thanks Fans at Yankee Stadium on Sunday During ‘Derek Jeter Day’ (Video)
September 8th, 2014 at 1:51 AM
With three weeks left in his baseball career, the New York Yankees chose to honor Derek Jeter on Sunday at Yankee Stadium with Derek Jeter Day. ***VIDEO1*** Fans got to witness Yankees from the past come to the Bronx and honor the Yankees captain and shortstop who is playing in his final...

Andy Pettitte’s Son Explains Why He Didn’t Attend Derek Jeter Day at Yankee Stadium on Sunday
September 8th, 2014 at 1:31 AM
On Sunday, it was a tremendous moment before the New York Yankees took on the Kansas City Royals in the final game of their three-game series as it was Derek Jeter Day at Yankee Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** Players from past and present were in attendance from Mariano Rivera, Jorge Posada, Tino Martinez, Paul...