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Ward: Yankees’ Derek Jeter Playing Like It’s 1999

Is it 1999? Did Derek Jeter bathe in the fountain of youth in the offseason? He sure is playing like it. Actually, he’s playing better. Since Jeter collected his 3,000th hit, he has hit like a player in his prime, not in his decline.


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Hartnett: Derek Jeter Rises To The Occasion Like No Other, Providing An Instant Yankees’ Classic

There is a fire deep inside Derek Jeter that allows him to do the unimaginable time after time. His destiny was forged at a young age, to be a Yankee and represent the pinstripes, his fans and family with pride.