Derek Sanderson Jeter is an American former professional baseball shortstop, businessman, and baseball executive. He has been the chief executive officer and part owner of the Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball since September 2017. As a player, Jeter spent his entire 20-year MLB career with the New York Yankees. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility in 2020; he received 396 of 397 possible votes, the second-highest percentage in MLB history and the highest by a position player. A five-time World Series champion, Jeter is regarded as one of the primary contributors to the Yankees' success of the late 1990s and early 2000s for his hitting, base-running, fielding, and leadership. He is the Yankees' all-time career leader in hits, doubles, games played, stolen bases, times on base, plate appearances and at bats.
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About Derek Jeter
New York Yankees shortstop who won five World Series Championships and set a franchise record for career hits. He developed a reputation as one of the most clutch hitters in the history of the MLB, always coming through for the Yankees during the playoffs. In 2017, he became the owner of the Miami Marlins and was named CEO of the team.
Derek Jeter Before Fame
He played basketball and baseball in high school and received the Kalamazoo Area B'nai B'rith Award for being a scholar and an athlete.
Achievement of Derek Jeter
His autobiography, The Life You Imagine: Life Lessons for Achieving Your Dreams, became a bestseller in 2000.
Derek Jeter Family Life
His father, Sanderson Charles Jeter, worked as a counselor for people with substance abuse problems. His mother, Dorothy Jeter, worked as an accountant and made Derek sign behavioral contracts as a child. In 2016, he married model Hannah Jeter; they have daughters named Bella Raine and Story Grey.
Associations of Derek Jeter
He and Mariano Rivera won multiple world series titles together and are considered to be the two greatest Yankees players of their era.
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