Found April 16, 2012 on Lady Loves Pinstripes:
I WANT MY MVP? Derek Jeter (Photo credit: Keith Allison) Most people would say that the New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter has it all, but they are wrong. Ok, so Jeter is rich, handsome, dates hot brunettes, has enough World Series Championship rings for every finger on his right hand, Gold Gloves, Silver Sluggers and countless awards in just about everything. Now, if you asked Jeter about what is missing from his trophy case he would probably say another WS ring because it is all about the championships; or so he says. See, Jeter has never won the AL MVP Award; and even though I do believe in a team first attitude, anyone with a half-a-brain who could achieve that kind of personal accomplishment would strive for it. Now, a lot of people feel that Jeter got swindled in the 2006 MVP voting, as he came in second behind Minnesota Twins Justin Morneau. After looking at both players’ 2006 stats, I have to disagree on this one. I do think Jeter got robbed of the award in 2009 when he f...

Siena to give Jeter honorary degree

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter will receive an honorary doctorate from Siena during its May 13 commencement. Siena says it chose to give the degree to Jeter ''in recognition of his leadership, accomplishments on the baseball field and dedication to improving the lives of young people through his Turn 2 Foundation.'' The honorary degree will be Jeter'...

Where Does Derek Jeter’s Ascent Up the Hit Chart Take Him?

One of the early surprises of the season is the offensive output of Derek Jeter. Going into tonight’s matchup against Minnesota, Jeter is hitting a robust .366 with 2 HRs and 6 RBI. The slow bat that turned him into a below league average hitter the last couple of years has disappeared. I was ready to see him get his 3,000th hit and start the countdown of when his contract will...

Jeter to receive honorary doctorate from Siena

Derek Jeter will receive an honorary degree from Siena next month. The university is giving the New York Yankees superstar shortstop the honorary doctorate "in recognition of his leadership, accomplishments on the baseball field and dedication to improving the lives of young people through his Turn 2 Foundation." The Turn 2 Foundation promotes healthy lifestyles in children...

Yankees wipe out Angels to take series

Derek Jeter hit a three-run homer to extend his fast start and Ivan Nova won his 14th straight decision, leading the New York Yankees to an 11-5 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday night. Raul Ibanez added a titanic homer and Jeter also doubled during a four-run rally to help the Yankees take two of three in an early series between high-priced teams expected to challenge...

Jeter goes deep as Yankees rout Angels

Derek Jeter smashed a three-run homer and Raul Ibanez hit a two-run blast as the host New York Yankees defeated the Los Angeles Angels 11-5.Ibanez had three RBIs and Nick Swisher drove in two runs as the Yankees moved into a first-place tie in the American League East with the Baltimore Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays.Jeter’s opposite-field homer over the right-field fence make it...

Tonight's Yankees Lineup & Other News

Derek Jeter DH Nick Swisher 1B Robinson Cano 2B Alex Rodriguez 3B Andruw Jones RF Curtis Granderson CF Eduardo Nunez SS Brett Gardner LF Chris Stewart C CC Sabathia LHP - Teixeira will sit due to flu-like symptoms. - Just a normal off day for Russell Martin, who is currently hitting .160 after going hitless in his last 9 ABs. Seems like he could use the day, no?...

Game 10: Hot Start Not Enough

<a href="" rel=\"attachment wp-att-4501\"> Minnesota Twins 7 — New York Yankees 3   Back-to-back home runs to open the game against former Yankee Carl Pavano...

Twins-Yankees Preview

After getting swept by the two-time defending AL champions, things won't get any easier for the Minnesota Twins as they start a difficult four-game series Monday night. Including postseason, Derek Jeter and the New York Yankees have won 33 of 40 at home against the Twins over the past decade, and Yankee Stadium fans will likely be relishing the chance to rudely greet Minnesota...
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