Derek Jeter retirement reactions from MLB player on Twitter

Derek Jeter, placed on the disabled list Monday, Derek Jeter, placed on the disabled list Monday, watches from the dugout as his team takes on the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field. (Aug, 5, 2013) Photo Credit: Getty

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I always said if there is one guy you want your little boy to play the game like Derek Jeter is it. @KMillar15 (Kevin Millar)

JETER one of the best thing ever happen to mlb in long long long time @OzzieGuillen (Ozzie Guillen)

Might cry when Jeter plays his last game favorite player growing up...did it the right way @ChristianYelich (Christian Yelich)

All the best to Derek in his final season. He's been Nothing but class and I wish him health and much success this year. @CDickerson -- PFTP (Chris Dickerson)

I've been a fan of everything Derek Jeter has done in this game, except for announcing his retirement before he's done playing. @mrLeCure (Sam LeCure)

#Yankees Jeter announces 2014 will be his last. He is simply the best. Class,pride,respect and dignity all rolled into one. @Plesac19 (Dan Plesac)

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Baseball will forever be grateful to this legend that walks this earth, Tip your cap #captain for... @GioGonzalez47 (Gio Gonzalez)

I want to thank Derek Jeter for making my 2 boys love baseball @tec49 (Tom Candiotti)

Derek Jeter was a God. Who cares what anyone's opinion is. @flashGJr (Dee Gordon)

Derek Jeter is my hero. Always has been, and always will be. He is the reason I wanted to play baseball. @Pmattingly30 (Preston Mattingly)

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