Derek Jeter

Baseball Player

Birthday June 26, 1974

Birth Sign Cancer

Birthplace Pequannock, NJ

Age 49 years old

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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 have daughters named Bella Raine and Story Grey.

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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Derek Jeter Highlights
Derek Jeter Highlights