Tag Archives: Derek Jeter

The Jeterian Code

Midtown, 2008 A co-worker sent out an e-mail for an assignment yesterday, but added a twist. Next to each person on the list, attributed a saying, slogan or tall tale praising Derek Jeter, the joke being that Jeter is often adored/celebrated/defended by fans to the point of hagiography. This co-worker is not much for blogs

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Getting 3,000 in New York

So now it looks like Derek Jeter‘s return to the Yankees lineup may be delayed, which would further delay his march to 3,000 hits and reduce the likelihood that he records the milestone hit against the Mets at Citi Field during their July 1-3 Interleague series. And I think that’s a shame. No, really. I

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Watching the good Doctor work

Late last night, Marty Noble put up a blog post reminiscing about crooner Johnny Maestro and hurler Doc Gooden, and it brought up some memories of my own that I didn’t include in my post about Gooden’s Nike billboard in Midtown. I was 10 in 1986, and the two games I did see that year

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Jeter rules Jersey

I was kicking around Baseball-Reference‘s birth sites and, after some sorting, made a minor discovery: If Derek Jeter plays 150 games this season, he’ll have played more games in the majors than any other New Jersey-born player. <br>Report Created on <a href=”http://bbref.com/”>Baseball-Reference.com</a><br> (Full chart is here.) Of course, Jeet grew up in Michigan, but it’s

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Relax, it’s not that Jeter

I’m not buying the New York Post’s claim that Derek Jeter is getting married on Nov. 5 on Long Island. Let’s look at the Post’s reasoning: Someone saw the name Jeter — no first name — in the reservations book at Oheka Castle on Long Island for the weekend of Nov. 5, 2010. They say

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