Derek Jeter Surgery: New York Yankees Star Undergoes Operation On Broken Left Ankle

10/20/2012 05:38 pm ET | Updated Oct 21, 2012

NEW YORK -- Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has had surgery to repair a broken left ankle.

Dr. Robert Anderson operated Saturday in Charlotte, N.C. The Yankees said complete recovery for their 38-year-old captain is expected to take four-to-five months.

Jeter was injured Oct. 13 in the 12th inning of the AL championship series against Detroit while trying to field a grounder. The Tigers went on to sweep the Yankees.

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