Ten fun facts about Derek Jeter

Fact 1
He is a five-time World Series champion.

Fact 2
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.

Fact 3
Jeter has earned the titles of "Captain Clutch" and "Mr. November" due to his postseason heroics.

Fact 4
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.

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Short about Derek Jeter
is an American baseball shortstop who has played 19 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the New York Yankees.

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