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Derek Jeter

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How Derek Jeter Helped the Giants Win

For the second time in four years, the New York Giants have won the Super Bowl. And they couldn’t have done it without a great shortstop. Shortstop? Yes, back when Eli Manning was going through a rough stretch as a rookie quarterback with the Giants, he received a phone call from Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter. […]

The First Men to See Barry Larkin

Getting drafted by a pro team guarantees nothing. History is filled with people who are picked high but who never live up to their potential. No one can ever say that about Barry Larkin. If anything, he went beyond expectations. Taken as the fourth overall pick in the 1985 draft, Larkin has landed in the […]

How Much of Your Future Can You Control?

The other day on TV, a baseball expert used the phrase “projectable body” to describe a player taken in the recent draft. By “projectable body,” the expert meant a body that, while not yet developed, will likely grow to become what’s needed in the big leagues. That’s what the draft is all about. It’s not […]

The 14 Killer Words

It’s one thing to WANT to win. It’s another thing to HAVE to win. And the New York Yankees think they HAVE to win. With spring training barely underway, team co-chairman Hank Steinbrenner has already reminded the clubhouse about the goal. He took a swipe at shortstop Derek Jeter’s new mansion as a symbol of […]

Loving What You Do

Yankee shortstop Derek Jeter is once again going to play in baseball’s annual All-Star Game. This marks his 11th trip to the Midsummer Classic. When asked how he felt about going this time, Jeter mentioned his eagerness to see the new ballpark in St. Louis, where the game will be held. That simple remark explains […]