DEREK JETER NEWS

Photo: Michigan Baseball Honors New York Yankees Shortstop Derek Jeter With A Wolverines Baseball Jersey

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is retiring from baseball this year. This isn’t new, as baseball fans have known for months that the Yankees’ captain has planned on hanging up his glove after the 2014 season. Because of this, many baseball teams have honored Jeter before games this season. One such team that wanted to honor Mr. November is the University of Michigan baseball...
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Tigers welcome Jeter with 5-2 win

The Derek Jeter retirement traveling show has reached Detroit, and you would figure that Michiganders would be kind to their native son. The Tigers were anything but kind in a 5-2 victory over the New York Yankees, securing their third consecutive victory. Rick Porcello continued his strong month, going 8 innings and striking out two, walking none, and giving up two earned runs,...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
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The end shall come not with fire or ice, but via the double play

What a fool I am. What a gullible, sad, home-bound, idiotic fool. Last night, I could have been out clubbing across Syracuse, bounding from rage to rage, twerking away the final days of summer in a vortex of champagne and showgirls. Instead, there I was - staring at the TV, pacing the dungeon, snorting the snake oil, grasping at strands of hope and belief. What a fool.We'd put...
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Jeter back in Michigan for series against Tigers

DETROIT (AP) The latest stop for Derek Jeter in his final season is the state where he grew up. Jeter is back in Michigan, where the New York Yankees play a three-game series against the Detroit Tigers starting Tuesday night. The retiring shortstop was born in New Jersey, but he went to Kalamazoo Central High School in Michigan before being drafted by the Yankees. Jeter's father...
Via AP on Fox
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Fans put Derek Jeter's face on the Mona Lisa for ballpark sign because why not

The New York Yankees made a brief pit stop in Kansas City on Monday for a makeup date for a game that originally was scheduled to be played back in June. While the Yankees put a 8-1 shellacking on the hometown Royals at Kauffman Stadium, the Lowndes family, clearly big-time Yankees fans, took a patently bizarre approach to demonstrate their profound appreciation for the Hall...
Via Fox Sports
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Fans put Derek Jeter’s face on the Mona Lisa for sign because why not (photo)

The New York Yankees made a brief pit stop in Kansas City on Monday for a makeup date for a game that originally was scheduled to be played back in June. While the Yankees put a 8-1 shellacking on the hometown Royals at Kauffman Stadium, the Lowndes family, clearly big-time Yankees fans, took a patently […] The post Fans put Derek Jeter’s face on the Mona Lisa for sign because...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

PICTURE: Yankees Fan Portrays Derek Jeter as the Mona Lisa

It’s accurate because a painting hanging on a wall has as much range as Derek Jeter. (First-ballot Hall of Famer ZING!) - – - – - Also see … Derek Jeter’s 12 Most Disgusting Girlfriends (photo via) The post PICTURE: Yankees Fan Portrays Derek Jeter as the Mona Lisa appeared first on SportsPickle.
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On Deck: Yankees at Tigers

Series Overview: Derek Jeter makes his final trip to Detroit as the New York Yankees come to town for a 3-game weekday series beginning Tuesday night at Comerica Park. The Yankees (68-61; 2nd AL East) are coming off a weekend sweep of the Chicago White Sox, and a commanding 8-1 win against the Kansas City Royals in a make up game from early June. New York is in the thick of the playoff...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
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Derek Jeter drives in two as Yankees rout Royals in makeup game

  Derek Jeter drove in two runs in his final scheduled trip to Kauffman Stadium, backing a sharp outing from Michael Pineda and helping the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1 on Monday night for their fifth straight win. Jacoby Ellsbury drove in a run in the seventh inning with the 1,000th hit of his career, then added a two-run homer in the ninth. Stephen Drew and...
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Yankees game 129: Eight runs make it five straight

#454156596 / gettyimages.com New York Yankees 8 — Kansas City Royals 1 The Yankees had to make a stop to visit the Royals and make up a rain out. Against Royals pitcher James Shields, an error of his own doing would prove costly. After two scoreless innings, Ichiro Suzuki would hit a ground ball back to Shields, the pitcher would attempt to make the play at first but Ichiro would...
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Yankees game 129 lineup: 8/25/14

Coming off a sweep of the White Sox, the Yankees find themselves in Kauffman Stadium to take on the Royals for one game – a makeup from a postponement on June 9. Today marks the beginning of a “make or break” stretch for the Bronx Bombers, as they will face the Tigers and division rival Blue Jays later in the week. Michael Pineda will go for New York, and will try to continue...
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Kansas City Royals: Salute to The Captain

Yankees SS Derek Jeter’s work ethic and charisma has made him one of the greatest at his postion (kansascity.com). The Kansas City Royals begin the last week of August in 2014 in first place of the American League Central. Let that sink in for awhile. The ballclub has been in first place now for two weeks and looks to stay in front of the division tonight as the Royals take on...
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Preview: Yankees at Royals (8/25/14)

The Yankees start a pivotal match up with the AL Central leading Royals. Michael Pineda (2-2, 2.05 ERA) matches up against James Shields (12-6, 3.28 ERA) in game one at Kauffman stadium. The Yankees received a solid six inning performance from Pineda his second time out off the DL against the Astros. He gave up two earned runs on four hits while walking one in a no decision. ...
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Tigers pitchers discuss facing Jeter one last time

DETROIT -- Derek Jeter has played for so long that nearly one-third of his games in Detroit have been at Tiger Stadium. The kid who first captured attention while playing for Kalamazoo Central High and becoming a first-round pick of the New York Yankees will visit town one last time before retiring after 20 glorious seasons. The Yankees will play the first of three games at Comerica...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeter’s No. 2 Last Remaining Single Digit in Yankees Organization

By Sam Henry On Saturday it became official that Derek Jeter shall be the last New York Yankees player to wear a single digit number on the back of his uniform.  In an organization where a player’s number is what distinguishes one from another, future players will have 18 less numbers to choose from. When teams began to put player names on the back of their jerseys in the 1960’s...
Via Beyond The Spread
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter Has No Regrets

NEW YORK, N.Y. — As the 2014 Major League Baseball season winds down, so does the number of games remaining for Yankees captain and future Hall of Famer Derek Jeter, who says he has no regrets about his decision to retire. “I think you just realize it. I don’t know if there’s necessarily a magic formula that tells you it’s time to retire,” Jeter said according to MLB...
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Derek Jeter blew it. He should have named John Sterling take the Ice Bucket Challenge

"And now, as young White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez steps up to the plate, stepping up to the microphone is the Radio Voice of the New York Yankees, John Sterling!""Thank you, Suzyn, thank you, everybody, and I want to welcome you all to an absolutely perfect night here at Yankee Stadium, where the Yankees will be hosting the Chicago White Sox. Joe Girardi's...
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Brett Gardner does his own incredible version of Derek Jeter's 'The Catch' (VIDEO)

Brett Gardner tracked down a ball in foul territory and made an incredible catch at Yankee Stadium Wednesday night, flipping over the left field wall and tumbling into the stands for the out.Brett Gardner, superhuman: http://t.co/CyGShCdycg #Yankees http://t.co/i7qkvAj4CR— New York Yankees (@Yankees) August 21, 2014In a way, it's sort of reminiscent of Derek Jeter's legendary...
Via The Other Paper
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant Doesn’t Want ‘Derek Jeter Treatment’

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, who is currently in the mist of the latter stages of his career, knows the sun is about to set on what will be a Hall of Fame tenure with the only franchise he has called home.  Much like New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, who is calling it quits following the 2014 season, Kobe is likely only going to play for one team throughout an extensive...
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Watch MJ get dunked on — thanks to Jeter's Ice Bucket Challenge

It isn't often that you see Michael Jordan on the receiving end of a dunk. But thanks to Derek Jeter and the charity cause sweeping the Internet, His Airness was the one getting posterized on Wednesday. On Tuesday, Yankees captain Derek Jeter took the Ice Bucket Challenge, getting dunked then issuing the challenge to MJ. A day later, Jordan obliged: And as for that poster shot...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan Answers Derek Jeter’s Ice Bucket Challenge (Video)

The greatest basketball player in history accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.  Derek Jeter sent the challenge to Michael Jordan, who of course accepted.  
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WATCH: Jeter does Ice Bucket Challenge, challenges MJ

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is a guy who’s pretty private, despite the fact that he plays shortstop for one of the most famous sports teams in the world. Yet even The Captain couldn’t escape the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Jeter got his on Tuesday, as he finally accepted the chilly challenge and had ice-cold water dumped all over him — right in the middle of the Yankees’...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter Does The Ice Bucket Challenge, Nominated Michael Jordan

The Captain completed the Ice Bucket Challenge in the New York Yankees locker room, and instead of having a little bucket with no ice like we’ve all seen people doing, Derek Jeter had C.C. Sabathia dump a full gatorade container of ice water on him. This is how these things need to be done. The post Derek Jeter Does The Ice Bucket Challenge, Nominated Michael Jordan appeared first...
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Odd scoring change changes historical Derek Jeter hit

http://sports-kings.com/readingbetweentheseams/odd-scoring-change-changes-historical-derek-jeter-hit/ Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists - Sports bloggers that cover the NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, fantasy sports, college sports and much more. From funny videos to pictures we have it all
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Derek Jeter accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter became the latest celebrity athlete to accept the Ice Bucket Challenge issued to him by several celebrities, including Roger Clemens and actor Mickey Rourke, to raise money and spread awareness about ALS. As ALS is also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, Jeter used the opportunity to take a moment to acknowledge...
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