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Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees speaks at a media availability after announcing that the 2014 season will be his last before retiring at George M. Steinbrenner Field on February 19, 2014 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter On Retirement: ‘There’s Other Things That I Want To Do’

Jeter is ready to move on with his life — after one more season, of course. The captain said 20 years in the major leagues will be enough. He just wouldn’t really say why.


Derek Jeter (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Schwartz: Memo To The Haters — Derek Jeter Is No. 1 Where It Counts

When you get ready to call a show to foolishly rip a future Hall of Fame shortstop, make sure you say right at the top if you root for or hate the Yankees. This way, we’ll know if you’re an idiot or a jealous idiot.


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Inheriting Robinson Cano’s Spot, Brian Roberts Hopes For Health

“I know he hasn’t played a full season in the last few years and he’s obviously a guy that has some age on him, too, but my plan is to run him out there almost every day,” Yankees manager Joe Girardi said.


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Yankees’ Carlos Beltran: ‘Of Course We Have To Win’

The outfielder hit .296 last season with 24 home runs and 84 RBIs, reaching the World Series for the first time. Now he’s on a team that expects to be in the World Series every year.


Hiroki Kuroda (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Pitchers And Catchers Report: 5 Things To Know About Yankees Going Into Camp

After missing the playoffs for the second time in 19 years, the Yankees added pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, catcher Brian McCann and outfielders Jacoby Ellsbury and Carlos Beltran for a total commitment of $438 million.


Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees celebrates after Game 5 of the American League Division Series against the Oakland Athletics on October 15, 2001 at Yankee Stadium. The Yankees won 5-3. (Photo By: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Palladino: Legendary Derek Jeter Defined Himself In 2001

It’s not time to say farewell yet. But when he comes off the field after that last out, no matter what part of the season it occurs, we can smile. We saw the best.


Derek Jeter (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

The Jeter Effect: Hotels, Inns In Cooperstown Already Under Siege

In anticipation of the Yankees captain getting inducted hotels in the Cooperstown area were getting calls and emails on Thursday from fans trying to book rooms for more than six years from now.


Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter takes a swing against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on June 26, 2010.  (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Reconstructing Jeter: 5 Moments In Time That Defined Legendary Yankee

More than sheer numbers, Derek Jeter’s career has been defined by memorable moments. He always seemed to be in the middle of something significant.


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Average Ticket Price For Jeter’s Last Game Up To $645, 171% Higher Than Mariano Rivera’s Finale

The demand for Rivera’s last game at Yankee Stadium experienced a notable increase, but nowhere near the extent that Jeter’s announcement has had.


Derek Jeter (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter Arrives At Yanks’ Minor-League Complex; Tanaka Has 1st Workout

A day after announcing this will be his final season, Derek Jeter was back to work at the New York Yankees’ minor-league complex.


Derek Jeter and Mark Teixeira (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Teixeira On WFAN: Yankees ‘Can Win It All’ In Jeter’s Final Year

Now we know for sure that Derek Jeter will be retiring after the upcoming season. And if all goes well, Mark Teixeira thinks the Bombers can give their captain an extra-special sendoff.


Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees warms up during World Series workouts on November 3, 2009 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Sweeny: 162 Games (And Maybe More) To Celebrate All-Time Great Derek Jeter

Many fans will feel sad because watching Derek Jeter has been a part of their childhood and adulthood. But we should realize it’s an opportunity to celebrate having seen one of the greatest players in baseball history.


Andy Pettitte, Jorge Posada, Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera celebrate the Yankees winning the 2009 World Series. (Photo by Pool/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter’s Decision To Retire Signals End Of An Era

They owned October year after year. Derek Jeter and his baseball brothers — the gang that grew up champions. One by one, they walked away from the game until Jeter was the last man standing in pinstripes.


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Booemr & Carton: Jeter’s Last Homestand; Has The Captain Finally Made A Mistake?

With all of the hoopla surrounding Derek Jeter’s retirement, Boomer pointed out that the captain’s last homestand falls on the Jewish holiday Rosh Hashanah.


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Boomer & Carton: Yeah, Jeets! The Captain Is Hanging ‘Em Up … In About Eight Months

Regardless of the weather, nobody does it better than Boomer and Craigie. The same could be said about Derek Jeter.