HBO’s ‘Derek Jeter 3K’ Documentary To Air July 28

NEW YORK (WFAN/AP) — HBO will air its much-awaited documentary on Derek Jeter’s march to 3,000 hits on Thursday, July 28 at 9 p.m.

Major League Baseball Productions followed the Yankees captain for a one-hour special called “Derek Jeter 3K.” Jeter agreed to let camera crews follow him at home and while he was rehabilitating a calf injury.

Oh yeah, there’s also that long blast from Saturday, July 9 — Jeter’s 3,000th hit.

“MLB Productions gained extensive access to Jeter both at and away from the ballpark,” the league said in a press release Wednesday. “For the first time ever, Jeter wore a microphone during two games including the one where he reached the 3,000 career hit milestone.”

The documentary will include new interviews with family, friends and teammates. Also interviewed: Jeter’s girlfriend, Minka Kelly, and Yankees managing general partner Hal Steinbrenner.

According to the release, the program “also will feature exclusive interview footage with the Yankee captain which was recorded shortly after he became only the 28th player in MLB history to achieve the milestone.”

HBO Sports tapped their longtime voice, Liev Schreiber, to narrate.

Will you be watching? Let us know in the comments below!

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  • Keith

    bloddy right I’ll be listning, the guy had a great career, set back and enjoy what he’s doing

  • dabooch

    Everybody says Jeter didn’t do the right thing for Lopez. Well Jeet, you can still do the right thing and at least pay off the kids college loans, and give him cab fare to come watch your play with his free tickets.

  • Louise

    Man, if I have to hear Derek Jeter’s name one more time I think I am going to scream! Good grief!!!!! Enough already with Jeter!! I cannot even listen to the WFAN anymore. I can;t take it! Jtere is not God!!!!

    • and the Yankees win!!!

      Louise in New York, he is. As a Mets fan you should know that by now. It’s like that news radio station, ‘You give us 22 minutes, we‘ll give you the world”

      Jeter & the Yankees are 24/7, even in the off season, it’s been like this since Jeter won the rookie of the year and his first of five WS rings going back to ’96.

      Derek Jeter is New York sports.

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