New York — Friday night was a blast at Yankee Stadium. Yankee Short Derek Jeter.
As reported by CBS2’s Dick Brennan, 2nd was still 1st.
“I mean, I watched Jeter play from ’96 to 2000…I was in high school and I was winning every year, right? I mean, we just knew how to win,” Yankee Fan said. said Mike Maresca of
“He’s been on my TV since I was eight. My dog’s name is Jeter,” fan Jerry Williamson said.
Yankees fans applauded the former Yankees captain the night he was honored to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
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“Over the 20 years I’ve been playing here in New York, the thing I appreciate the most, the kindest thing, and the thing I appreciate the most is the fans.
Jeter has been praised for his top-notch performances and being a first-class winner of five World Championships and era highlight reels.
There were the famous flips and jumps into the stands, but it was all from the man who became Mr. November for his heroics in the World Series.
But on Friday night, with 50,000 fans competing, his biggest enemies were his daughters.
Brennan then asked Jeter how he managed the speech and the children.
“It must have been an unreal moment for you to have small children around you,” Brennan said.
“I made a deal with them. I said, ‘If you keep sitting in the chair, I’ll bring you ice cream later. All she said was, ‘Tell me I’m eating ice cream, tell me I’m eating ice cream,'” Jeter said. “They lost their contract, but I’m sure they have it now.
Fans hope Jeter brings good luck to the Yankees. They haven’t won a championship since 2009. Of course, that was when the captain was still a shortstop.
https://www.cbsnews.com/newyork/news/derek-jeter-yankee-stadium-basehall-hall-of-fame-celebration/ ‘The people I appreciate most are your fans’: Derek Jeter returns to Yankee Stadium for Baseball Hall of Fame celebration