Alex Rodriguez will have to show in spring training that he can still can play third base for the New York Yankees.
The ball, marked and numbered for the occasion, bounced high off the dirt and down the third-base line, where a rookie who was 4 years-old when Derek Jeter made his major league debut leaped into the air to attempt a barehanded play.
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.
While fans, non fans, kids and adult everywhere celebrated the legendary Yankees’ captain’s last hit at Yankee stadium, let’s take a look at the best reactions from friends of DJ, fellow athletes and other celebrates who took to Twitter to pay their RE2PECT to Number 2.
When Derek Jeter puts on New York’s navy pinstripes Thursday for one final home game, it won’t matter to a packed Yankee Stadium that there’s no postseason play on the line.
Louisville Slugger has been making baseball bats for more than a hundred years, but there’s one model it won’t be making any longer: the P72, the model that Derek Jeter has used his entire career.
The New York Yankees got a bigger dose of Yu Darvish this time.
Now that another MLB All-Star Game has come and gone, the time to reflect on what went down is upon us. The 2014 version of the Midsummer Classic provided fans with another memorable moment when New York Yankees star Derek Jeter showed his thanks to players and fans after being removed from his final All-Star Game.
Derek Jeter soaked in the adulation from fans and players during one more night on baseball’s national stage, set the tone for the American League with a pregame speech and then delivered two final All-Star hits.
Mike Matheny had quite the choice for the National League’s All-Star starter.