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Saying Goodbye to a Legend

With a storybook ending in the Bronx and a final RBI in Boston, Derek Jeter said goodbye to the game of baseball. His final innings as shortstop were rightfully played in New York, giving him the opportunity to walk out of Yankee Stadium with a walk off single in the bottom of the 9th to win the game. You couldn’t have scripted that any better. Jeter wrote himself into the lineup in Boston as DH and after his RBI on his second at bat, signaled to Joe Girardi that after his 3,465th hit, the time had come to say goodbye. Despite a heated rivalry between the Yankees and the Red Sox with Jeter leading the Yankees for over a decade, Red Sox fans and Yankee fans came together to cheer for the Captain one last time. There may never be another great who can unite these two teams’ fans, but Jeter had proved himself a worthy opponent throughout his 20 years in baseball. Let’s look at some of Jeter’s most memorable plays throughout his time as a Bronx Bomber. Continue reading “Saying Goodbye to a Legend” »