Derek Jeter's retirement statement

Derek Jeter looks on from the dugout during

Derek Jeter looks on from the dugout during a game against the Baltimore Orioles on Sept. 10, 2013. Photo Credit: Getty Images

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Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter announced on Wednesday that 2014 will be his final season in professional baseball.

Jeter made the announcement on his Facebook fan page.

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Read the full statement below as it appeared on Jeter's page.

(Mobile users can read the statement by going to

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