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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...

Derek Jeter Day: Live Updates from New York Yankees Ceremony and Game
September 7th, 2014 at 9:49 AM
The New York Yankees will honor Derek Jeter on Sunday before the game versus the Kansas City Royals with a special day for the Captain to remember his illustrious career. ***PHOTO1*** Keep it right here with Yankees 101 and refresh for all the latest updates for everything Jeter as it happens. UPDATE: 10:03...

Derek Jeter to Play for New York Yankees in Final Games of 2014 Season
September 7th, 2014 at 7:17 AM
There has been some speculation that New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter could sit out the final games of the 2014 season versus the Boston Red Sox in Fenway Park, but Jeter dispelled that notion on Saturday. ***PHOTO1*** Mariano Rivera followed that game plan when he retired. After the conclusion of the...

New York Yankees Having Derek Jeter Day is Strange, Paul O’Neill Says
September 6th, 2014 at 4:33 PM
Everyone has their own opinion about how the New York Yankees have handled Derek Jeter's last season in Major League Baseball, and former Yankee Paul O'Neill recently shared his opinion on the matter. ***PHOTO1*** O'Neill specifically commented on the Yanks holding a special day for Jeter, which will take place on September...

Derek Jeter’s High School Photo Shows Yankees Captain’s Old Batting Stance
September 6th, 2014 at 1:06 PM
As is the case with most Major League Baseball players, New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter has had to make adjustments to his batting stance over the years, which has led to him having the sixth-most hits in MLB history. ***PHOTO1*** But what you see today is not what Jeter once used...

David Ortiz Trolls Derek Jeter with Fake Bunt, Then Hits Solo Home Run (Video)
September 6th, 2014 at 9:49 AM
David Ortiz had a little fun with New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter on Thursday night after the Boston Red Sox star faked Jeter out with a bunt and went on to hit a solo homer. ***PHOTO1*** With the shift on, a bunt is the worst thing a Major League Baseball team...

Yankees’ Joe Girardi, Mark Teixeira Expect Big September Finish for Derek Jeter
September 5th, 2014 at 10:39 AM
For someone who was told that he needed to be dropped in the order from the customary number two spot down to the seventh or eighth spot in the lineup, Derek Jeter's bat silences those who doubt him. ***PHOTO1*** During Thursday night's 5-4 win over the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium,...

New York Yankees React to Idea Derek Jeter’s Farewell Tour is Out of Hand
September 4th, 2014 at 5:13 PM
The New York Yankees have come under some criticism this season for the way they have handled Derek Jeter's last season in Major League Baseball, but the team doesn't agree with that notion. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees have undoubtedly looked to capitalize on The Captain's retirement in 2014 with all the memorabilia they...