The New York Yankees' Derek Jeter is just so darn charming.
He's in the twilight of his career and will soon be retired, and no doubt on his way to the Baseball Hall of Fame. He's got a pretty good track record, having no real controversies or blemishes on his record. And everyone loves him.
The big story from the Major League Baseball All-Star Game on Tuesday night was the controversy surrounding St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright and the New York Yankees' Derek Jeter.
While being interviewed during the game, Wainwright, basically, said that he pitched a softball to Jeter out of respect, since he's retiring and this is his last All-Star Game.
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Love or hate the New York Yankees, you can't deny the impact Derek Jeter has had on Major League Baseball during his 20-year career.
After this season ends, he'll be retiring, and he's got a lot of people in support of him, from athletes to coaches, police officers to firefighters and actors to music artists.
Derek Jeter announced through his Facebook page on Wednesday that 2014 would be his final season in Major League Baseball.
The New York Yankees shortstop, a Kalamazoo native, posted the following statement on his Facebook page.
Derek Jeter - Timeline Photos | Facebook
The Yankees drafted Jeter out of high school in 1992 and he eventually made his debut wearing pinstripes in 1995...
Nice going Jeter. He becomes the 28th member of the 3,000-hit club and the first player to reach 3,000 hits since Craig Biggio during the 2007 season.
Now that history has been made, who do you think will get there next?