In 1996, Derek Jeter broke in with the Yankees and the rest is history. Jeter retired with 3,465 hits, a .311 lifetime average and .321 in 38 World Series games.
In 2014, the baseball world said goodbye to Jeter at The All Star Game in Minneapolis. He got everything that he deserved. I was applauding him too because the world could use more men like Jeter.
The Yankees came to Texas later that summer in August and huge crowds were there to show their respect for Jeter again.
He was really something special, the kind of professional athlete who comes around once in a generation.
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