Derek Jeter Speaker Profile
Derek Jeter Biography
Derek Jeter was born June 26, 1974 and is a shortstop who is playing in his 20th and final season in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the New York Yankees. A five-time World Series champion, Jeter is regarded as a central figure of the Yankees' success of the late 1990s and early 2000s for his hitting, baserunning, fielding, and leadership. He is the Yankees' all-time career leader in hits (3,461), games played (2,744), stolen bases (358), and at bats (11,186). His accolades include 14 All-Star selections, five Gold Glove Awards, five Silver Slugger Awards, two Hank Aaron Awards, and a Roberto Clemente Award. Jeter is the all-time MLB leader in hits by a shortstop, and the 28th player to reach 3,000 hits.
The Yankees drafted Jeter out of high school in 1992, and he debuted in the major leagues in 1995. The following year, he became the Yankees' starting shortstop, won the Rookie of the Year Award, and helped the team win the 1996 World Series. Jeter continued to contribute during the team's championship seasons of 19982000; he finished third in voting for the American League (AL) Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award in 1998, recorded multiple career-high numbers in 1999, and won both the All-Star Game MVP and World Series MVP Awards in 2000. He has consistently placed among the AL leaders in hits and runs scored for most of his career, and since 2003 has served as the Yankees' team captain. Throughout his career, Jeter has contributed reliably to the Yankees' franchise successes. He holds many postseason records, and has a .351 batting average in the World Series. Jeter has earned the nicknames of Captain Clutch and Mr. November due to his postseason heroics.
Jeter has been one of the most heavily marketed athletes of his generation and is involved in several product endorsements. His personal life and relationships with celebrities have drawn the attention of the media throughout his career. Teammates and opponents alike regard Jeter as a consummate professional and one of the best players of his generation
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Posted on 30 November 2014 | 6:19 pm
This is your chance to be a part of a once in a lifetime event with two of the greatest icons in sports. Mark Cuban, wildly successful entrepreneur, investor and one of the most influential people in both the cable and sports industries takes the stage with the most impactful personality in sports today, Derek Read More
Posted on 15 November 2014 | 4:19 pm
When Derek Jeter announced his retirement prior to the 2014 MLB season, fans scrambled to get their hands on tickets to get a glimpse of the Yankees star before he left the field for good. Some however, including lifelong Jeter fan Michael Adamo, never got that chance. However, with Jeter hitting the road as a Read More
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