Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter

American baseball player (born 1974)
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Derek Sanderson Jeter ( JEE-tər; born June 26, 1974) is an American former professional baseball shortstop, businessman, and baseball executive. He has been the chief executive officer (CEO) and part owner of the Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball (MLB) since September 2017. As a player, Jeter spent his entire 20-year MLB career with the New York Yankees. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility in 2020; he received 396 of 397 possible votes (99.75%), the second-highest percentage in MLB history and the highest by a position player.

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Derek Jeter was born on Wednesday, 26 June 1974 in Pequannock, New Jersey. His full name at birth was Derek Sanderson Jeter. He is best known as a professional baseball player. Jeter's country of citizenship (nationality) is American. Derek attended high school at Central (Kalamazoo, MI). For university, he studied at University of Michigan (one semester). He is considered to be politically right leaning and is affiliated with the Republican Party (USA). His religion is listed as Roman Catholic. He is 6' 2" (188 cm) tall and weighs 195 lbs (89 kg) with an athletic build. He has green eyes and dark brown hair (color). His net worth is reported to be $185,000,000 US dollars. Derek Jeter is 49 years old and his zodiac star sign is Cancer.

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Derek Sanderson Jeter
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Claim to fame
New York Yankees shortstop
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Date of birth
26 June 1974
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Pequannock, New Jersey
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6' 2" (188 cm)
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195 lbs (89 kg)
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Net worth
$185,000,000 USD
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High school
Central (Kalamazoo, MI)
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University of Michigan (one semester)
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  • CAA Sports
  • Celebrity Talent International
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Partner: Hannah Jeter (Married) 4 children
Jul 2012-
Derek Jeter and Hannah Davis
If you're going to win games, you're going to have to come up with the big hits. That's the bottom line.
  • In 2001 hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live, joining an alumni of athletes that includes Fran Tarkenton, O.J. Simpson, Bill Russell, Alex Karras, Marvin Hagler, Joe Montana, Walter Payton, Wayne Gretsky, Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, Nancy Kerrigan, George Foreman, Deion Sanders, The Rock and Jeff Gordon.
  • Finished in top 10 in voting for American League MVP from 1998-2001.
  • Surprisingly, he is the only Yankee to ever be named MVP in the Major League Baseball All-Star Game. He was named MVP in 2000.
  • He was a huge Yankee fan even before he was drafted to the Yankees.
  • .317 Batting Average (60th All Time).

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