(Top image: “Derek Jeter Celebrates His Game-Winning Walk-off Single” poster from Allposters.com)
September 25, 2014 marked the end of a dynasty for famous New York Yankee player Derek Jeter. It was his final baseball game. That day culminated with Jeter swinging a game-winning hit which resulted in the Yankees triumphing over the Baltimore Orioles. The stadium erupted in cheering noises to celebrate the moment. Team-members mobbed Jeter and then lifted their all-star player into the air. It was the perfect highlight to finish one’s career.
All famous athletes are renown for speaking memorable quotes. Hall-of-famer Derek Jeter isn’t any different than other great baseball players. You will find some of the words he has spoken throughout his years playing for the New York Yankees. Browse the next set of pages to read his spoken words.
“I have the greatest job in the world. Only one person can have it. You have shortstops on other teams—I’m not knocking other teams—but there’s only one shortstop on the Yankees.”
“God, I hope I wear this jersey forever.”
“My dad had been shortstop when he was in college, and you know, when you’re a kid, you want to be just like your dad.”
“You don’t just accidentally show up in the World Series.”
“Yankee Stadium is my favorite stadium; I’m not going to lie to you. There’s a certain feel you get in Yankee Stadium.”
“With the Jeter 2000, you’ll never have to say goodbye.”
Okay, this last image doesn’t represent an actual quotation of Derek Jeter but this New Yorker cartoon picture nicely captures the feeling of Jeter nostalgia.
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