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There Will Never Be Another Like Jeter

By Jeff Weisinger, published on Feb 24, 2014

It just seems fitting that a year after soon-to-be Hall-of-Famer Mariano Rivera retires, Derek Jeter is set to do the same. The final part of the core-four that was Pettitte, Posada, Mo and Jeter.

But then again, his entire career has been just that. "Fitting."

It's only fitting that the skinny shortstop out of Kalamazoo, Michigan (by way of Pequannock, New Jersey) went 0-for-6 before recording his first Major League hit when he was called up by the Yankees in 1995. Only fitting that in his full rookie year of 1996, the Yankees win their first World Series since 1978. Only... (more)

Tags: baseball, mlb, new york yankees, derek jeter, 2014, al east, american league

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