10 Things You May Not Know About Derek Jeter
Derek Jeter was born on June 26, 1974, in Pequannock, New Jersey.
He was drafted by the New York Yankees in the first round of the 1992 MLB draft.
During his career, Jeter became known for his clutch performances in important games, earning him the
nickname "Captain Clutch"
Jeter was a 14-time All-Star and won the World Series with the Yankees five times (1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2009).
In 2003, Jeter became the 11th captain in the history of the New York Yankees, succeeding Don Mattingly.
Off the field, Jeter established the Turn 2 Foundation in 1996.
He is the Yankees' all-time leader in hits (3,465), games played (2,747), doubles (544), and stolen bases (358).
He won five Gold Glove Awards (2004-2006, 2009, 2010)
He was named the American League Rookie of the Year in 1996.
He was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2020 on his first ballot.
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