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Derek Jeter Announces Website for Athletes and Fans to Connect with Statement
October 1st, 2014 at 9:29 AM
Former New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter is already getting busy during his newly found retirement by taking part in a business venture that both athletes and fans can use to connect. ***PHOTO1*** Jeter has introduced a new website called ThePlayersTribune.com, and it's The Captain himself that explains on the site's main...

Red Sox’ Joe Kelly Posts Famous ‘Selfie’ Taken with Yankees’ Derek Jeter on Twitter
September 30th, 2014 at 12:04 AM
By now, we've all heard about Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Joe Kelly taking a selfie with retired New York Yankees shortstop and captain Derek Jeter on Sunday afternoon in the pre-game ceremony to honor the long-time Yankees captain. On Monday, Kelly posted what the selfie picture looked like on his...

MLB Free Agency Rumors: Orioles’ J.J. Hardy Viewed as Frontrunner for Yankees Vacated Shortstop Position
September 29th, 2014 at 8:17 PM
Now that we are in the first official day of the post-Derek Jeter as the shortstop and captain of the New York Yankees, the speculation can now begin on who will be the next shortstop of the team in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** It's a question fans all over have avoided asking for a...

Derek Jeter Mentioned in UN Speech by Israeli Prime Minister (Video)
September 29th, 2014 at 5:42 PM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the General Assembly at the UN on Monday as he called for the dismantling of Iran's nuclear program. "To defeat ISIS and leave Iran as a threshold nuclear state power is to win the battle and lose the war," Netanyahu said. During his speech, Netanyahu compared...

New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter Says Time is Right for Him to Retire from MLB
September 29th, 2014 at 7:53 AM
In case you had any doubts about Derek Jeter's desire to call it quits at the end of this season, don't because the New York Yankees Captain is ready to retire from Major League Baseball. ***PHOTO1*** Jeter told the media after the last game of his career finished with a 1-for-2 day,...

Red Sox’ Joe Kelly’s Wife Tweets Hilarious Message During Derek Jeter Pre-Game Ceremonies
September 28th, 2014 at 11:21 PM
Before Sunday's finale between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox, the players of the Red Sox all lined up to shake hands with Derek Jeter to congratulate him on a historic career and wish him well. ***PHOTO1*** As the players were going one-by-one to greet him, Red Sox starting pitcher...

Derek Jeter Honored by Empire State Building with Yankees Pinstripe Lights
September 28th, 2014 at 9:52 PM
The Derek Jeter farewell tour made one last stop on Sunday after the New York Yankees Captain played in the last game of his career versus the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park: the Empire State Building. The iconic skyscraper in New York City paid its respects to Jeter by lighting...

Derek Jeter Exits After Final At-Bat of Career to Standing Ovation at Fenway Park (Video)
September 28th, 2014 at 4:10 PM
Derek Jeter was able to give the crowd that showed up at Fenway Park on Sunday one last at-bat and one last hit, an RBI infield single in the top of the third inning to give the crowd something to remember him by. ***VIDEO1*** Then, Jeter signaled to New York Yankees manager...

Derek Jeter’s Final At-Bat in Major League Career; Infield Single Vs. Red Sox’ Clay Buchholz (Video)
September 28th, 2014 at 3:32 PM
In the top of the third inning, Derek Jeter took his final ever at-bat of his 20-year Major League career at Fenway Park on Sunday afternoon. ***VIDEO1*** Facing off against Boston Red Sox starter Clay Buchholz and Ichiro Suzuki on third base, Jeter hit a chopper over the third basemen's head for...

Boston Red Sox Give Yankees’ Derek Jeter Classy Send Off in Pre-Game Ceremony
September 28th, 2014 at 2:17 PM
September 28, 2014. The very end for Derek Jeter's 20-year career with the New York Yankees and Major League Baseball. And it all ends at Fenway Park in Boston against the Yankees long-time rivals, the Boston Red Sox. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Sox held a pre-game ceremony to honor Jeter just before the...

Derek Jeter Plans to Play in Last Game for New York Yankees Despite Injury
September 27th, 2014 at 5:58 PM
Derek Jeter exited Saturday's game between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park early with a hamstring injury, but that won't stop him from playing in his career finale on Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** After taking Friday off following his dramatic walk-off hit to win the game on Thursday, Jeter...

Joe Girardi Rips New York Yankees Players’ Desire in Speech; Bad Sign for 2015?
September 27th, 2014 at 5:01 PM
UPDATE: Saturday, September 27 at 7:07 p.m. ET Yankees skipper Joe Girardi spoke further about his alleged tirade directed at his players prior to Thursday night's game versus the Baltimore Orioles after his team's loss on Saturday, per Daniel Barbarisi of The Wall Street Journal: Girardi says he was "direct", not angry,...

Boston Red Sox Fans Chant Derek Jeter’s Name During Game Vs. New York Yankees
September 27th, 2014 at 12:06 PM
It's impossible for a guy to have his name chanted at Fenway Park when he's wearing a New York Yankees uniform, but that doesn't apply for The Captain, Derek Jeter. ***PHOTO1*** Jeter has torched the Boston Red Sox numerous times during the two decades he has spent in baseball. If there was...

Joe Girardi’s Original Plan for Yankees’ Derek Jeter’s Final Game at Yankee Stadium
September 26th, 2014 at 9:51 AM
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi had a plan for the final game ever at Yankee Stadium for Derek Jeter on Thursday night. ***PHOTO1*** While some thought Girardi would take Jeter out of the game in the top of the ninth inning on Thursday night to allow Jeter to leave to a...

Derek Jeter May Sit Out for New York Yankees on Friday Night Vs. Boston Red Sox
September 26th, 2014 at 9:02 AM
So, for those fans who bought tickets for Friday night's game at Fenway Park to potentially watch one of Derek Jeter's last games as a professional player for the New York Yankees, we may have some bad news for you. ***PHOTO1*** Following his heroics on Thursday night in which Jeter got the...

Mets’ Matt Harvey Attended Derek Jeter’s Farewell Game on Thursday Night at Yankee Stadium
September 26th, 2014 at 8:20 AM
Remember when Troy Tulowitzki showed up to Yankee Stadium in late July to watch one last game involving Derek Jeter because he's been his idol since childhood; which really fueled the whole trade rumor scenario of him coming to the Bronx. ***PHOTO1*** That might not seem like a big deal now compared...

Derek Jeter Gets Victory Gatorade Shower After Yankees 6-5 Win Over Orioles (Video)
September 26th, 2014 at 12:34 AM
In the years that the New York Yankees have done the victory celebrations for walk-off wins; whether it be the celebratory pie to the face or the Gatorade shower, Derek Jeter had never gotten one done to him before. ***VIDEO1*** Then on Thursday night, Jeter finally got the chance to get one,...

Derek Jeter’s Emotional Goodbye to Crowd at Yankee Stadium in Farewell Game (Video)
September 26th, 2014 at 12:06 AM
On Thursday night, he had one last chance to give the sold-out crowd at Yankee Stadium one last moment that they would remember for a life time. ***VIDEO1*** While he would have loved to done it in a playoff game or a World Series game, Derek Jeter still got the chance to...

Derek Jeter’s Game-Winning Single Gives Yankees 6-5 Win in Farewell Yankee Stadium Game (Video)
September 25th, 2014 at 11:45 PM
It's so typical to say it, but on Thursday night at Yankee Stadium, you could not script the end of the game any better than what Derek Jeter was able to do. ***VIDEO1*** In his final game ever at Yankee Stadium, the Yankees headed into the bottom of the ninth inning with...

MLB Plans to Get Derek Jeter’s Last Game at Yankee Stadium in by Any Means
September 25th, 2014 at 3:59 PM
Rain is in the forecast for Derek Jeter's final home game at Yankee Stadium with the New York Yankees, but fans holding tickets for Thursday night's contest shouldn't fear a cancelation; although there may be some waiting. ***PHOTO1*** Yankees manager Joe Girardi told the media prior to the game that Major League...