Jeter Gone


listen minute 1:40 how the crowd reaction to the last swing of the captain at home:



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In 1995 Clyde King ─special adviser to George Steinbrenner, near the end of sprin training suggested sending Derek Jeter to the minors to get some seasoning.  “He is not ready to play”, said Clyde King.  What Torre found while watching Derek Jeter on TV, before meeting him, “I’m going to get an opportunity to get the job”; he was taking nothing for granted, not like he was inheriting the job.

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