Ten fun facts about Derek Jeter
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He is a five-time World Series champion.
Jeter is regarded as a central figure of the Yankees during their success of the late 1990s and early 2000s due to his hitting ability, baserunning, and leadership.
Jeter has earned the titles of "Captain Clutch" and "Mr. November" due to his postseason heroics.
In Derek’s junior high yearbook, students were asked to predict what they would be doing in 10 years. He wrote that he would be playing shortstop for the Yankees.Fact 5
Derek played in the World Baseball Classic in 2006 and 2009. He was captain of the ’09 U.S. team.Fact 6
In 2002, Derek was named the #1 good guy in sports by The Sporting News.Fact 7
During Derek’s first year in the majors, he listened to Mariah Carey CDs as part of his pre-game routine. During his second year, he was dating Mariah.Fact 8
Derek has also been linked to Scareltt Johansson, former Miss Universe Lara Dutta, Jordana Brewster, Vanessa Minnillo, Jessica Alba, Jessica Biel and Minka Kelly.Fact 9
Derek made his movie debut in 2010, with Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg in "The Other Guys."Fact 10
Teammates and opponents alike regard Jeter as a consummate professional and one of the best players of his generation. Click here for more people facts ❯
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