He sure gets around (the globe) fast!
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It's the end of an era.
The shortstop finished his 19th season with the Yankees in a fated match up against rival team the Red Sox.
Derek got his final hit, his 3,465th hit, we should say, during the third inning of yesterday morning's game. His four-digit hit tally makes him the sixth highest hitting player in the history of the game, so it's safe to say that baseball lost a great one yesterday.
Derek played his last home game in New York last Thursday, beating the Orioles 6-5.
The 40-year-old won't just be missed by his team, which he's been the captain of since 2003, but he'll also be remembered by the entire sports community; including Gatorade who gave him this incredible send-off after nearly two decades in the game.
The Yankees beat the Red Sox 9-5. Not a bad way to wrap things up.
Last night was a big night in the sport of baseball.
New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter wrapped up his incredible career with a game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth, giving the Yankees a 6-5 win over the Baltimore Orioles.
It was perfection that only Hollywood could dream up… unless you're Derek Jeter!
His playing days are numbered, and Derek Jeter is soaking it all in!
The New York Yankees player has been on a tour of the USA, saying goodbye to ballparks as he goes, much like Mariano Rivera did last year.
Gatorade wanted to do their part in helping him say goodbye, and in helping themselves with some good marketing.
Farewell tributes are the best, aren’t they?!
Derek Jeter’s final year of baseball is hitting some fans hard, so they’re making all kinds of tributes to the New York Yankees legend.
Like this corn maze (above)!
VonThun Farms, in Pequennock NJ, has created a 5+ acre corn maze in Jeter’s likeness!
Now leaving the All-Star game, the shortstop, number 2, Derek Jeter. Number 2.
41,048 people stood up and cheered as the legendary baseball player bid farewell at last night’s All-Star game in Minneapolis.
Jeets came out in the top of the fourth inning and walked off with Frank Sinatra’s New York, New York playing throughout Target Field.
He tipped his cap to the crowd and then
The New York Yankees' Derek Jeter is one of the the best baseball players to have ever played the game.
We're only half way through Jeter's final season but that hasn't stopped everyone from getting Jeter fever.
Everyone everywhere wants to honor him with tributes of all sorts we bet!