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Derek Jeter

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Birthday
26, 1974
Birthplace
Pequannock, NJ
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
26, 1974 (age 44)
Birthplace
Pequannock, NJ

About

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.

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. 

Trivia

His autobiography, The Life You Imagine: Life Lessons for Achieving Your Dreams, became a bestseller in 2000. 

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 welcomed a daughter named Bella Raine in August 2017. 

Associated With

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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