Yankee shortstop Derek Jeter recorded his 2,994 career hit Monday night before leaving the game with a serious calf strain. Though it would always be noteworthy when an All-Star and prominent player leaves a game with an injury, the Jeter thing has gotten an inordinate amount of coverage because the Yankees only have three games left on their current homestand. Apparently, … [Read more...] about Who Cares Where Yankees Captain Derek Jeter Gets His 3,000th Hit?
Yankees owner Hank Steinbrenner has been badmouthing his players. Steinbrenner recently speculated they were more focused on building mansions than repeating their World Champion win last season. His remarks are seen as a jab at team captain Derek Jeter in particular, who has just completed a three-year construction job on a 30,000-square-foot mansion in Tampa. Jeter … [Read more...] about Yankees Derek Jeter and Hank Steinbrenner Kiss and Make Up (Video)
With the moral demise of Tiger Woods, Derek Jeter is now the most revered man in all of sports. Whether he is driving by a fire in a “Rescue Me” trailer or running out to his position in the Bronx, graceful is a word that describes him. The captain is every manager’s dream and Joe Girardi is certainly enamored with him. This is the only explanation why he is still hitting … [Read more...] about Memo to Yankees, Derek Jeter: Not a Leadoff Hitter
By the TSB Staff PAUL M. BANKS I love this idea in theory, hate it in practice. With all the major stars more concerned with not getting hurt than actually winning, it just feels like a bunch of glorified preseason games. It’s also hard to root for my native country in this made-for-Bud Selig event. Now before the jingoistic ultra-conservative nutjobs out there do to me … [Read more...] about Do We Care About the World Baseball Classic?