- Young Derek Jeter
Young Derek Jeter's mother dressed him in a sensible collared Le Tigre for school pictures, but Young Derek Jeter removed it in the boys' bathroom in favor of the Georgetown sweatshirt he keeps
- Derek Jeter: The Curse of the Captain
need a little self assurance every now and then?
Last week, as contract negotiations between the New York Yankees and Derek Jeter went from bad to worse, Yahoo! user snc413 became rightfully
- Derek Jeter Fashion Show
Dood, Jetah has weahd ahms.
This item broke pre-Thanksgiving, but sports card publication company Beckett Media recently posted some mocked-up images of Derek Jeter in all 30 MLB uniforms
- No Enthusiasm Curbed for Derek Jeter
UZR and like minded fielding statistics were almost mentioned by name on tonight's Curb Your Enthusiasm when Larry David got into a fight with a stonemason about whether or not Derek Jeter sucks
- The New (Old) Derek Jeter
2008 looked like the beginning of the end for Derek Jeter. His OPS dipped below .800 for only the second time this decade, his ISO fell off, and his home run rate dropped. Maybe he was simply
- What's Wrong with Derek Jeter?
At 36 and just after signing a three-year deal, Derek Jeter is off to a horrible start in 2011. With 120 plate appearances Jeter has a wRC+ of just 57, and the main reason is his complete lack
- Michael Young = Derek Jeter?
) on the revamped box scores.
But maybe Winfield went a little too far when he said "Michael Young is the Derek Jeter of the Texas Rangers." Derek Jeter still plays shortstop and owns all those
- Derek Jeter Is Grateful
It should come as no surprise to you that Derek Jeter knows what the ladies like. And what the ladies like, particularly after a session of boozy coitus 'neath a mirrored ceiling, are things they can
- Derek Jeter's Home Cooking
Derek Jeter's resurgent year has been well chronicled. He excelled in pretty much every facet at the game, posting a 142 wRC+ and a well above average UZR. Overall, at 7.4 WAR, he was simply one
- Yankees Trade for Derek Jeter
there've been rumors about Joba Chamberlain, and about maybe trading Phil Hughes for a hitter. But Thursday, the Yankees went ahead and exchanged Travis Ishikawa for Derek Jeter. Jeter was inserted
- Derek Jeter, Angel
Joe Namath imputed nothing less than a supernatural lack of frailty to Derek Jeter. We numbers-minded people at NotGraphs were startled, to say the least, by Namath's assertion. After all, a cursory
- In Defense of Derek Jeter
Okay, I know the fashionable stance to take on Derek Jeter's defense is that it's bad. But surely it's not this bad.
From MLB.com, your official home for ballboy news.*
I thought I
- Derek Jeter's Dimming Star
, Derek Jeter's 2008 campaign was the worst of his career.
This past season, Jeter posted just a 0.26 WPA/LI, the lowest full-season mark of his distinguished career and a middling 8th among 17
- The Great Derek Jeter Conspiracy
or Part III of 'Things Aren't Always as They Appear".
How is it that Derek Jeter can win three consecutive Gold Glove awards (2004-2006) for being the best defensive shortstop in the American
- Contract Crowdsourcing: Derek Jeter
Well, this one should be interesting.
Derek Jeter is widely expected to re-sign with the New York Yankees when the season ends. A lifelong Yankee, it's nearly impossible to imagine him going
- Baseball Players Twerking: Derek Jeter
Derek Jeter is very excited to rejoin the Yankees lineup today.
This has been Baseball Players Twerking.
- Derek Jeter's 4-6-3 Nightmare
. These fellows will be pitching to one Derek Jeter, who happens to be amongst the tops in the league when it comes to rolling into double plays.
Twenty-two times in 120 opportunities results in 18
- Derek Jeter, Offensive Shortstop
As you might have heard, Derek Jeter is set to take his final lap around the major leagues. I have always found Jeter fascinating, for many reasons. Obviously, he was the key defining link - along
- Derek Jeter and the 3000-Hit Club
Today with a single and a home run Derek Jeter got his 2999th and 3000th hits, joining a group of just 27 other players to do so. Jeter is the fourth youngest player to reach the mark, having turned
- Texting Derek Jeter
on Clifton Phifer's estate by a friend.
Brilliant. Why didn't I think of that?
Anyway, the electronic banter between buddies Kinsler and Lee got me thinking: What have Derek Jeter's former -- for now
- Appreciating Derek Jeter
tossed at Derek Jeter as he’s approached 3,000 hits. That’s simply how things go these days. Jeter's among the biggest sports celebrities of the past 15 years, and it’s become cool to hate him. Heck, I
- Derek Jeter Day, 2038
know what that means? It’s Derek Jeter Day.”
“That’s great, buddy. Happy Derek Jeter Day.”
“Can we open presents now?”
“Not yet, Danny. Daddy needs to sleep. The gift baskets will still
- Will Derek Jeter Be Good Again?
For the fourth time this season, Derek Jeter has been sidelined. There is no timetable for his return, and unless the Yankees reach the postseason -- and there is still hope on that front
- Contents of the Derek Jeter Gift Basket
[Read this post from yesterday if you don't know what I'm talking about, then come back.]
1. Derek Jeter signed baseball.
2. Bottle of Driven, Derek Jeter's personally-designed cologne
- Derek Jeter Cheated. So What?
the game, and it creates a major moral hazard problem, because it incentivizes every other player to lie."
So guess who else was incentivized to lie? Derek Jeter. Last night, in the middle
- Contract Crowdsourcing Results: Derek Jeter
The crowd has spoken, and Derek Jeter will not be getting anything close to the 5 year, $100 million deal that was rumored before the season. His relatively poor performance this year, combined
- Derek Jeter Announces Impending Retirement
Derek Jeter announced today that the 2014 season will be his last, bringing an end to a career that will have spanned 20 years. And while Jeter may be most famous in the statistical community
- Derek Jeter: A Simple Approach to Hitting
Derek Jeter has over 3,600 hits since debuting with the Yankees in 1995. If the all-time great can be taken at his word, virtually every one of them has come via the same, simple approach: See
- Derek Jeter's Double Play Condition
Heading into the 2009 season, Joe Girardi knew he had a small problem on his hands. By most measures, his Nos. 1 and 2 hitters, Johnny Damon and Derek Jeter, ranked among the best in the league
- Troy Tulowitzki and Derek Jeter: Superheros
of baseball he’s ever played. He’s back to being the force of nature we’re accustomed to seeing, and it’s been fantastic to watch.
Derek Jeter is enjoying a fine second half of the season
- Soriano: "Derek Jeter is like a father to me"
Derek Jeter in the New York Post on Alfonso Soriano being designated for assignment:
"He is like a brother to me. He should be proud of what he was able to do."
Soriano, in response
- Derek Jeter: Not Just a Good Hitter for a Shortstop
Derek Jeter's final game at Yankee Stadium ended like a Disney movie. That's not an insult; moments like this are one of the reasons why we love baseball.
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- REPORT: Derek Jeter Severely Disturbed by Cowboy Boots
The ever-intrepid NotGraphs Investigative Reporting Investigation Team has procured a revealing psychological evaluation of Derek Jeter shortly after he received a pair of absolutely hideous, ungodly
- Didi Gregorius vs. Derek Jeter, Importantly
"When I saw him, he reminded me of a young Derek Jeter," Towers said.
So there's actually a lot more to the quote:
"I was fortunate enough to see Jeter when he was in high school
- The Other Half of the Story About Derek Jeter's Defense
This article originally ran in February, and is now being re-posted on account of Derek Jeter.
Run a Google search for "Derek Jeter" and "defense" and you get almost 700,000 results. Run
- Giant Photo of Derek Jeter and Minka Kelly Kissing
, here is an obscenely large photo of Derek Jeter and Minka Kelly locked in captive embrace and Frenching like teenage thunder ...
Seriously, click to embiggen: This thing is huge!
- Derek Jeter Expands Gift Basket Roster
MLB rosters expanded to 40 spots back on September 1. Following suit today, Mr. Yankee Derek Jeter expanded the roster of those who are eligible to receive a Derek Jeter Gift Basket
- Begrudgingly Truncated Tweet: Derek Jeter's Situation
what’s possible." In this case, of course, "what's possible" is a joke about Derek Jeter's gentleman's ass -- nor is the present author inclined to contradict the universe on this matter.
- Derek Jeter: Volume Isn't a Bad Thing
Every spring fantasy columns tend to say the same old thing about Derek Jeter. "He's old. He's getting older. He can't keep doing this forever. Let someone else pay the pinstripe tax." Maybe owners
- Should There Be Any Expectations for Derek Jeter in 2014?
It’s not exactly news that Derek Jeter returned from the disabled list only to hop right back on to it recently. Jeter appeared in just a single game, going 1-for-4 with an RBI and a run.
- Win a Derek Jeter Watch That I Don't Want
bands), you must satisfy only two rules:
1) You must mention Derek Jeter.
2) You must amuse me.
Now, considering that I am not necessarily a fan of the Yankees, you'd be right to focus
- Offseason Notes, Featuring the Words "Derek Jeter"
Blah blah blah blah Derek Jeter blah blah blah.
Marginally Important News
In which the author examines some news that's maybe less-than-fit to print.
Arbitration Deadline Tomorrow
- Jeter, Jeter, Numbers Beater
About a month ago, I wrote an unintentionally controversial article about some puzzling patterns in Derek Jeter’s early season numbers.
There were two main contradictions within his statistics
- Jeter Filter
Don't want Derek Jeter in your life? Gone. Thanks to Jeter Filter, you can erase any mention of the Yankees shortstop from your internet world.
It does occur to me
- Inserting Derek Jeter into the 20 Basic Plots of All Fiction
shortstop Derek Jeter hadn't even been born yet -- the work was dismissed as the product of senility. Maslow would die of a heart attack in June of that year, the original iteration of Hierarchy the only
- Thought Experiment: Air Bud, with Derek Jeter Instead of a Dog
. Bringing a Derek Jeter on the field!
That's cheating! You can't have a Derek Jeter on the field!
There's nothing in the rule book that says a Derek Jeter can't
- On Jeter and Gwynn
You know, a lot has been made about the amount of attention Fox paid to Derek Jeter last night, particularly in relation to how much attention it paid to Tony Gwynn (none). All of which seems
- The Real Truth Behind Derek Jeter’s Gold Glove — Revealed!
Yesterday, Major League Baseball announced that Derek Jeter just won his fifth Gold Glove at the age of 36. Many people greeted this news with a grin or an eye-roll; Aaron Gleeman pretended
- Why Would You Ever Throw Derek Jeter Anything But A Fastball?
an everyday player would have received -- there's only three hitters who have seen at least 35 percent of pitches coming in at 92 or higher:
1) Travis Snider, 37.41%
2) Derek Jeter, 36.28%
- Yankees Re-Sign Derek Jeter, Lower Luxury Tax Calculation
will be updated once I have clarification.
Derek Jeter is going to stay with the Yankees, surprising absolutely no one. This was never really in doubt, especially because Jeter had the right to ensure he
- Brian Anderson vs. Derek Jeter, Oct. 30, 2001
was on the mound for the D-Backs. Derek Jeter batted second in the Yankees lineup.
Eleven years later, Anderson, who finished his career with 82 wins, does color commentary and play-by-play. Jeter
- Derek Jeter Won The Gold Glove Because He's Old
Derek Jeter is not the best defensive shortstop in the American League. That is not really a controversial statement, and you don't have to be a believer in UZR to agree with the sentiment. So, why
- Wainwright Grooves One for Jeter
Below, exclusive to NotGraphs, is irrefutable evidence that irrefutably answers the question of the week: Adam Wainwright did, in fact, groove one for Derek Jeter.
Reports that Wainwright gave
- A Short History of Starters Who Fail to Record an Out
- Jeter Is the New Manny
Derek Jeter and Manny Ramirez are about as different as could be. No one has ever referred to Manny as The Captain, nor will you see Jeter selling his neighbors grill on Ebay. Even as players
- Jeter's Seven-Win Season
Back in late July, R.J. noted that Derek Jeter was having a resurgent offensive season and on his way to an excellent year. Jeter did not let up after that, either. He finished the season
- Image: Symptoms of Symptoms of Jeter News
(@MikeDiGiovanna) February 13, 2014
Derek Jeter’s greatest feat? Staying irrepressibly likeable as a Yankee (and baseball) icon http://t.co/cJfbZy89q4 via @HardballTalk— John Perrotto (@jperrotto
- Defending the Jeter Bunt
the other day, laying one down is a correct play more often than a lot of us will admit.
So, with that said, let's talk about Derek Jeter's decision to try to move the runners over in the 8th
- A-Rod and Jeter Talk A.J. Burnett
the following conversation between Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez:
A-Rod: Baltimore, man. Baltimore.
Jeter: I'll be honest. I miss her.
A-Rod: What? Oh, Minka. Focus, Captain.
- Comparing the Captain: Jeter vs. Trammell
On Wednesday, February 12th, Derek Jeter announced that he will be retiring at the end of the 2014 season. This has taken over baseball headlines, and rightfully so. Jeter, a lifetime New York Yankee
- Actual French News Articles with "Jeter" in the Title
Derek Jeter's appeal is universal.
While almost entirely devoid of baseball coverage, per se, French (and other francophone) news media appear to have discovered one means of driving traffic
- Yankees Land Their Jeter Replacement
With Derek Jeter riding off into the sunset, the Yankees needed a shortstop. The Diamondbacks were always somewhat natural trade partners, given the presence of both Didi Gregorius and Chris Owings
- Derek Lowe Says Farewell
Today, Derek Lowe announced he's leaving baseball behind.
I’m officially no longer going to play the game... It's still enjoyable, but the role I was having wasn't fulfilling...
- Shortstop Fallers: Jeter, Furcal, Renteria
, but it starts to thin out rather quickly after that. Let's look at a trio of familiar names more likely to fall down the rankings that climb up them this summer...
The Cap'n: Derek Jeter
- John Dewan: Jeter vs Ryan and 10x10 Buckets
sessions he talked about a notable improvement to the Defensive Runs Saved system -- and why Derek Jeter costs his team a lot of runs.
On Derek Jeter and Brendan Ryan: “In the first book
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- Shortstop Risers and Fallers: Jeter, Castro, Cabrera, Desmond
shortstops. Namely Derek Jeter and Starlin Castro.
After a blazing April that saw him hit .389/.433/.579 Jeter looked to be on his way to another good season, quieting his
- Shortstop Risers and Fallers: Lowrie, Izturis, Rollins, Jeter
themselves if he’s going to regain his MVP form.
Cap’n Jeets was ranked in our second tier of shortstops at the outset, but has continued the poor play of last season that caused
- Q&A: Derek Lowe on Game 7 of the 2004 ALCS
take it, and he did.
DL: Derek Jeter flew out and Alex Rodriguez grounded out in that inning. Rodriguez had homered against you in Game 5.
Lowe: The home run he hit against me was on a flat
- Interview with Definitely a Real Scientist re: Jeter's Teflon Image
Derek Jeter's 20th major-league season will be his final one, the Yankees shortstop announced recently. As Mike Lupica noted in a stirring piece of investigative journalism from 2007
- Game 4 ALCS Review: Derek Holland
big league career: 3.49 FIP vs. LHH, 5.16 FIP vs. RHH.
We saw only one of his third offering, the change up, and it didn't go well: he left it middle-middle to Derek Jeter, who started off
- Sunday Notes: Nicolino's K, Rangers, Rosario, Andrelton or Jeter, more
, the Angels new GM, was picturing him in pinstripes.
“We were looking for candidates to potentially replace Derek Jeter,” explained Eppler, who previously worked in New York’s front office
- Sunday Notes: Preseason Predictions, a Royals Rooter, Chen's Last Call, Selig, Ryan on Jeter
, it was about expecting a team to do what they were capable of doing. Things didn't go as planned in Cincinnati.
NL Wild Card: Los Angeles Dodgers: Derek Jeter's retirement is a reminder that icons