Found November 30, 2012 on The Other Paper:
PLAYERS: Derek Jeter
TEAMS: New York Yankees
When we last saw Derek Jeter, the New York Yankees shortstop was being helped from the Yankee Stadium infield with a broken ankle during Game 1 of the ALCS against the Detroit Tigers. Fans had been waiting over six weeks to see how the 38-year-old player fared after surgery to repair his damaged left ankle and yesterday, they got to see a lot more of the Yankees' Captain then they ever saw before — especially around the middle area of his normally fit body. Jeter was spotted at a South Beach hotel in Miami Thursday wearing a walking boot to protect his valuable joint.  Photos of Jeter published in The New York Post showed New York's No. 1 bachelor sporting a bit of a paunch underneath his powder blue T-shirt. According to general manger Brian Cashman, Jeter has been in a non-weight bearing situation and will continue to be until January.  That means his workout routine has been limited — if he can do any cardio at all — and limited to his upper body because he can't put any weight on his left foot. Jeter has been spotted at the Yankees' minor league complex in Tampa a couple of times this offseason, but not on a regular schedule.  It's unknown if he was there for treatment, workouts or remember what infield dirt smells like again. The injury happened to the same ankle which had been nagging Jeter through the last half of the 2012 season.  He broke it during the embarrassing series against the Tigers while chasing down a ground ball.  The image of Jeter being helped from the field by manager Joe Girardi and a trainer is one fans would like to forget. The popular Jeter signed a three-year, $51 million contract with the Yankees before the 2011 season and has one more year left worth $17 million with an option for a fourth year when he turns 40. Anyone who has watched the prideful Jeter over the course of his Hall of Fame career knows it won't be long he is back in the gym working off the chimichangas. Remember also, pinstripes are very slimming.

Derek Jeter Needs To Get In The Gym

Yikes, Jeter.

Photos: Derek Jeter has gained a lot of weight since injuring his ankle

Forget the walking boot that is still on New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter’s surgically repaired ankle, check out that gut! Jeter was spotted in South Beach, and not looking like the stud that he is known for being. Jeter injured his ankle in the 12th inning of Game 1 in the ALCS against the [...]

New York Post Calls Derek Jeter ‘Derek Eater,’ With Shortstop Looking a Little Soft During Rehab (Photo)

The 2013 baseball is still months away, and Derek Jeter is still in the middle of rehab from the broken ankle he suffered in this year’s playoff. So that means he still has plenty of time to return to peak physical shape for his return, whenever that may be. As anyone who’s had surgery on a toe, foot, leg or knee can tell you, being taken off of your feet for an extended period...

Our Five Favorite ‘Derek Jeter Is Fat’ Memes

The Internet is a cruel and wonderful place.   A pic surfaced recently of Derek Jeter and in it he looked as if he has had a few too many extra helpings of Thanksgiving dinner.  the Internet (specifically Buzzfeed) responded accordingly and has been bombarding the Yankees captain with these gorgeous memes.  We have chosen our top five for your pleasure. via Buzzfeed Article...

Fat Derek Jeter Prompts Derek Eater Meme (13 pics)

By the looks of his new bloated physique, it appears that Derek Jeter has been rehabbing his injured ankle by training with C.C. Sabathia during the offseason. BuzzFeed made a hilarious meme out of the larger than life Derek Jeter and so of course I stole the idea and ran with it, which is exactly what the Captain of the Yankees should be doing right now.

NY Post: Derek Jeter is one Fat Bastard

Fav NY Post caption -- Derek Eater or Captain Munch? Sad. They couldn't come up with anything referring to the world's smallest wrists. **Follow us on Twitter. Subscribe, or Return to... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Derek Jeter is fat

NY POSTDerek Jeter is getting fat while recovering from ankle surgery. Look at him, he is winded from getting out of a car (I assume). I know workouts can be tough in a walking book, but eat some salad to cut the calories. Instead, Derek looks to be on a similar diet as me. A couple of grilled cheese sandwiches for breakfast, a large pizza for lunch and another for dinner, and...

The New York Post wants you to know that Derek Jeter has gained some weight

Derek Jeter is currently recovering from surgery that was performed on his left ankle. Though acknowledging that Jeter has been “in a non-weight bearing situation and will continue to be until January”, which makes it impossible for Jeter to essentially workout, they still decided that you need to see these EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS. The Post caught Jeter outside a South Beach hotel...

Brian Cashman not worried about Jeter's weight gain

New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Derek Jeter's recovery from ankle surgery is coming along just fine  — despite photos of the shortstop with a little added girth making the rounds. Cashman saw the New York Post photos of Jeter outside a Miami hotel with the headlines "Derek Eater" and "Captain Munch" with what looks like a few extra...

With yellow journalists claiming that ‘Captain Clutch’ looks like Precious, expect Derek Jeter to heal and continue threatening Pete Rose’s record for hits

Countless yellow journalists have been mocking legendary New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter for appearing somewhat pudgy in a photograph snapped yesterday at a hotel on South Beach in Miami. The 38-year old Jeter, who batted .316 with 15 dingers … Continue reading →

MLB All-Time Fat Guy Starting Lineup

Fat Derek Jeter has been blowing up today so a BC fan suggested we put together an all-time fat baseball team. Challenge Accepted. We went through and dug up some of the fattest slobs who have ever donned an MLB uniform. What we noticed was that the fatty’s tend to be pitchers, first basemen and designated hitters and that it was shockingly tough to find heffers at the catcher...
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