Tag archive for ‘Derek Jeter’
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By Steven Simineri On Monday, September 29th, 2014
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Mets reserve Bobby Abreu bids adieu…

Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports The afternoon following Derek Jeter’s magical Bronx goodbye, one of his countless former teammates announced his plans to also ride into the sunset at seasons More...

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By Sean Saint Jacques On Friday, September 26th, 2014
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The Captain’s Last Stand: Derek Jeter says goodbye to Yankee Stadium with a walk-off single

(Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images) Hollywood could not have scripted it better. In Derek Jeter’s final at-bat in pinstripes at Yankee Stadium he singles home the winning run in a 6-5 win over the Orioles. The Yankees More...

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By Michelle SportsX On Friday, September 26th, 2014
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New York’s finest: Derek Jeter is a true role model

Mandatory Credit: John Munson/THE STAR-LEDGER via USA TODAY Sports Earlier this year, when it was announced that there would be a yearlong tribute for Derek Jeter as he was aiming to retire, some of the national More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Thursday, September 25th, 2014
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A Yankee Fan’s Response to Keith Olbermann’s Comments About Derek Jeter

Let’s get one thing straight before we begin: I do not, by any stretch of the imagination, consider Derek Jeter to be the best baseball player in history. I am not naive enough to think he was better than players More...

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By Steven Simineri On Thursday, September 25th, 2014
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Hiroki Kuroda deserves praise for time with Yankees. Will tonight be his final start in pinstripes?

(USATSI) While Thursday night’s game against Baltimore will be Derek Jeter’s final home game at Yankee Stadium, it may very well also be the final start for Hiroki Kuroda in the Bronx. Amid all the honoring More...

By Gary Phillips On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
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Growing Up a Student of Derek Jeter’s

  Long before I ever got into writing, like so many kids I had the crazy notion that I was going to play Major League Baseball. I really got into the sport at age nine. My dad, who was a die-hard Mets fan More...

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By Steven Simineri On Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
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Derek Jeter’s Remarkable Staying Power…

(AP Photo/Kathy Willens) Robinson Cano was supposed to be the next Derek Jeter: a lifelong Yankee, who would go down as one of the greatest to ever play his position, and one day be immortalized in Monument Park More...

Brian Cashman's job as Yankees GM appears safe. (John Munson/THE STAR-LEDGER via USA TODAY Sports)
By Elizabeth DiPietro On Friday, September 5th, 2014
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3 Reasons Why the Yankees Are Right to Bring Cashman Back

Brian Cashman’s job as Yankees GM appears safe. (John Munson/THE STAR-LEDGER via USA TODAY Sports) Lots of New York Yankee fans are inexplicably upset at the prospect of General Manager Brian Cashman receiving More...

(Jeter Logo to be worn by Yankees Sept 7th.)
By Tom Izzo On Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014
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All Jeter Everything. Yankees To Honor Captain Throughout September.

(Jeter Logo to be worn by Yankees Sept 7th.) As if the Derek Jeter showcase/all-star game wasn’t enough drooling over the hall of fame shortstop, the New York Yankees have announced they will be sporting patches More...

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By Andy Lipton On Friday, August 29th, 2014
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Open Letter to Tony Kubek: Come Back to Yankee Stadium (It’s Derek Jeter Day on September 7)

  August 29, 2014 Dear Tony,   Hope you and your family are well. A few months ago, I was watching a TV a story about Jim Abbott.  Born without a right hand, Abbott pitched in the big leagues for 11 More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Thursday, August 28th, 2014
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Price is Not Right as Yankees Make Offensive Statement in Detroit

The Yankees chased Detroit starter, David Price, from the game with a huge third inning. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images) Throughout most of July and August, the Yankees have struggled to score more than three More...

By Gary Phillips On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
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Jeter Now First on Yankees’ Doubles List

  The Captain is now the Yankees all-time doubles leader. Jeter jumped ahead of Lou Gehrig to first place on the franchise’s all-time doubles list Tuesday night when he ripped one into the left-field More...