Originally posted on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 1/24/13
Derek Jeter better hope his surgically-repaired ankle heals enough to play a few more seasons — he just might need the cash. After selling his Trump World Tower penthouse apartment for $15.5 million —taking a $5 million hit on the asking price — the New York Yankees shortstop just got walloped with a staggering $265,000 tax bill for his Tampa mansion — a fourfold increase from what he paid last year. Quick.  Call Phil Mickelson and see where he plans on up and moving to. Jeter's 2011 property tax assessment was a more modest amount of $68,673, according to the Hillsborough County tax records.  But when construction of the seven-bedroom, nine-bathroom, mega-mansion was complete, the taxes went higher than CC Sabathia's pitch count. "The reason for the change is that in 2011 the property was not complete," said a county clerk.  "The tax assessment was based on a vacant lot." Now that same vacant waterfront lot has a house valued at $12 million, plus a dock, a p...
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