NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)Derek Jeter is now a daddy.

The Yankees legend’s supermodel wife, Hannah, gave birth Thursday to a baby girl, Bella Raine, the couple’s first child. The Players’ Tribune, the sports website founded by Jeter in 2014, broke the news with a tweet Friday.

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The couple married in July 2016 after dating for three years.

Hannah Jeter, 27, wrote in the Players’ Tribune in February that her husband was already set on a name for the baby girl then.

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Hannah Jeter and Derek Jeter pose next to his number in Monument Park at Yankee Stadium during the retirement cerremony of Jeter’s jersey #2 at Yankee Stadium on May 14, 2017 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

“Whatever her name is, I know she’ll run circles around him,” Hannah wrote.

Jeter, 43, a five-time World Series champion and 14-time All-Star, retired from the Yankees after the 2014 season.

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“I feel some sadness — and Derek must as well — thinking about how our children will never get to experience that time in his life,” Hannah wrote. “We can show them videos, and photos, and memorabilia — I already can’t wait to show them footage of that last night at the stadium. But I know it won’t be quite the same. I’ll tell them myself: You had to be there.”

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It’s been a big couple of weeks for Jeter. Last week, the Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria agreed to sell the team to a group led by Jeter and New York businessman Bruce Sherman for $1.2 billion. At least 75 percent of team owners must approve the sale before it becomes official.