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Derek Jeter

What Legacy Does Derek Jeter Leave Behind?

Emily Cornelius | Posted 08.18.2014 | Sports
Emily Cornelius

It is easy to look back and find players who perhaps had higher batting averages, or more stolen bases, or even have done more philanthropic work. But what Jeter leaves behind is his ability to do it all. He is the whole package.

Rays Manager Is Sick Of The Jeter Love At Home Stadium

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 08.18.2014 | Sports

Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon doesn't seem to be enjoying Derek Jeter's farewell tour. The New York Yankees' longtime Captain, who is retiring at ...

WATCH: Derek Jeter Notches Another Milestone

Posted 08.09.2014 | Sports

Move over, Honus Wagner. The Captain is coming through. Derek Jeter took over sole possession of sixth place on the all-time hits list with his ca...

Jon Lester and Why the Red Sox Are Smarter Than the Yankees

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 07.30.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

The Red Sox might not be able to trade Lester, or the the prospects they get for Lester may not turn into valuable players in the future, but the willingness of the Red Sox to shop Lester demonstrates why the Red Sox are one of the smartest organizations in baseball.

Healthy Hot Dogs at the Game

Traci L. Stanard, CPT-NSCA, CWC | Posted 07.29.2014 | Parents
Traci L. Stanard, CPT-NSCA, CWC

You may be the type that forgoes a hot dog at the baseball game to fit in your suit the next day at the beach but in some cases a hot dog might not be the worst thing to put in your mouth if it keeps you from spewing out some discourteous words at your Little Leaguer's baseball game.

'Jeter Should Be The One'

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 07.29.2014 | Sports

There's never been a baseball player unanimously elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame. If pitching legend Tom Seaver had his way, Derek Jeter...

One Strip Club Has Quite The Retirement Gift For Derek Jeter

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.21.2014 | Weird News

Who needs retirement gifts like a rocking chair and gold watch? Nothing says congratulations on a brilliant baseball career quite like freebies at a.....

Derek Jeter's Legendary Status Not About Stats

Dan Karpuc | Posted 07.21.2014 | Sports
Dan Karpuc

Over the course of his illustrious 20-year career Derek Jeter's numbers are remarkably consistent, but in order to truly appreciate what he has contributed to the game of baseball, all of us must look past the statistics.

Derek Jeter: Mr. Dependability

Clark Power | Posted 07.16.2014 | Sports
Clark Power

He consistently got on base and was a canny base runner. He was the teammate to be counted on. Plagued by nagging injuries, he showed up and played no matter how he felt. Although he was an All-Star, he did the little things day after day and challenged his teammates to do the same.

One Of MLB's Next Big Stars Shines On Jeter's Night

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 07.16.2014 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — On a sparkling summer night in the Upper Midwest, baseball generations joined up and prepared to pass. Derek Jeter, the 40-yea...

This Is What Happens When You Chant That Derek Jeter Is 'Overrated'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 07.18.2014 | Sports

Haters are gonna hate, even when you're Derek Jeter. Perhaps haters are gonna hate, especially when you're Derek Jeter. As seemingly every fan and...

It's Time For Derek Jeter's Final All-Star Game

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 07.15.2014 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Derek Jeter was an elite shortstop winning World Series championships not long after many of baseball's current greats were born....

Why Saying Derek Jeter Doesn't Deserve a Spot in this Year's MLB All-Star Game Is Blasphemous

Dave Kreissman | Posted 07.14.2014 | Sports
Dave Kreissman

The All-Star game is the fans' game. They vote for who will take the field, and it's not always the players with the best stats. Yes, this can be frustrating at times, but democracy is a beautiful thing.

This New Derek Jeter Commercial Will Give You Goosebumps

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 07.14.2014 | Sports

Respect. More than any other emotion, that's the feeling Derek Jeter has commanded throughout his 20 years in Major League Baseball. As the Yankees sh...

The Problem With the All-Star Game

Andrew Wild | Posted 07.08.2014 | Sports
Andrew Wild

The idea that something as serious as World Series home-field advantage will be decided by a hobbled Derek Jeter starting at short or possibly without White Sox ace Chris Sale is infuriating to any fan of the game. I'll highlight the biggest problems with this year's All-Star crew.

Derek Jeter Fakes Out Opponent To Start Double Play

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 07.08.2014 | Sports

Derek Jeter made the defensive play of the game on Monday night without even touching the ball. With one out in the eighth inning and Cleveland's ...

The Diamond Dogma: 10 Life Lessons Our Dads Taught Us Through Baseball

Josue Lopez Calderon | Posted 06.20.2014 | Sports
Josue Lopez Calderon

Baseball is the only sport where if you fail 7 out of 10 times you are considered successful, thus you have to learn how to get up from defeat.

Don Zimmer and Baseball Lifers

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 08.11.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Although there will never be another Don Zimmer with his unique collection of baseball memories and experiences, baseball itself will go on and 20 years from now it is possible that few fans will remember baseball without people like Bochy, Righetti, Hurdle or other newer baseball lifers.

Genealogy on TV: 28 Celebrities and Counting

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 08.05.2014 | Entertainment
Megan Smolenyak

A pair of Valeries: Valerie Bertinelli tapes for Who Do You Think You Are? in London and Senior Advisor to President Obama, Valerie Jarrett, learns ...

Time for Tedious All-Star Game Debates Again

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 07.29.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

All-Star Game-related debates are not particularly interesting or important, but they will likely continue to be part of the rhythm of the season, like late July trade rumors or late September wild card races.

Yankee Hypocrisy on Their Own History

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 07.14.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

No team in sports talks more about their history than the New York Yankees and that is why the decision to honor Tino Martinez and Paul O'Neill with plaques in Yankee Stadium is so puzzling. Honoring Martinez and O'Neill is an affront to Yankee history for two reasons.

Pondering the Panda

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 07.02.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Because of his age, and his sometimes surprising defensive ability, the team that signs Sandoval will not have to plan on using him as a full-time DH at any point during his potential five-year contract. Sandoval is far from a gold glove third-baseman, but he is not terrible at the hot corner.

Is a Touch of Reverence Too Much to Ask?

Richard French | Posted 06.09.2014 | Sports
Richard French

What happened to baseball over the last 30 years? Every current pro stands on the shoulders of previous generations of players and owes them -- and the game -- their respect and gratitude.

Opening Day From a Reporter's Perspective Who Lives in the Community

Julio Pabon | Posted 06.08.2014 | Latino Voices
Julio Pabon

Walking to Yankee stadium on this opening day with a heavy forecast, a bit chilly and grey skies is not my idea of the beginning of baseball in the...

Commemorating Derek Jeter, Forgetting Bernie Willams

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 06.07.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Every mention of a core four, the alleged true Yankees at the heart of their 1996-2009 run, is a reminder of how another great Yankee, Bernie Williams, has become increasingly overlooked over time.