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The Yankees' Derek Jeter looks on during batting (Credit: Getty Images / Al Bello)

The Yankees' Derek Jeter looks on during batting practice before a game against the Mets at Yankee Stadium on May 13, 2014.

Derek Jeter videos

Videos of Yankees captain Derek Jeter.

Derek Jeter: Salute to the captain

Derek Jeter tips his cap to the crowd after celebrating a walk-off single to win his final game at Yankee Stadium.

Yankees captain Derek Jeter said in February that 2014 would be his final season. Newsday traveled to Camden Yards in Baltimore, Fenway Park in Boston, Citi Field and Yankee Stadium to tell the story of what Jeter meant to Major League Baseball, its players and fans during his 20 seasons. (Credit: Newsday)

Derek Jeter ends Hall of Fame career

Yankees shortstop and captain Derek Jeter spoke about the final days of his 20-year career as he closed it out with a single in his final at-bat against the Red Sox at Fenway Park on Sept. 28, 2014. (Credit: Newsday Staff)

Yankees shortstop and captain Derek Jeter spoke about the final days of his 20-year career as he closed it out with a single in his final at-bat against the Red Sox at Fenway Park on Sept. 28, 2014. (Credit: Newsday Staff)

Bud Selig a fan of Derek Jeter

MLB commissioner Bud Selig was at Fenway Park in Boston on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, to talk about Derek Jeter as the Yankees captain closes out his 20-year career in baseball. (Credit: Newsday / Robert Cassidy)

MLB commissioner Bud Selig was at Fenway Park in Boston on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, to talk about Derek Jeter as the Yankees captain closes out his 20-year career in baseball. (Credit: Newsday / Robert Cassidy)

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Jeter will DH at Fenway

One night after his final game at Yankee Stadium, Derek Jeter talks at Fenway Park about his last game and playing in Boston. Sept. 26, 2014. (Credit: Newsday / Jeffrey Basinger)

One night after his final game at Yankee Stadium, Derek Jeter talks at Fenway Park about his last game and playing in Boston. Sept. 26, 2014. (Credit: Newsday / Jeffrey Basinger)

Jeter: 'Please don't hit it to me"

Derek Jeter talks about the magic and the emotions of his final game at Yankee Stadium on Sept. 25, 2014. (Credit: News 12 Long Island)

Derek Jeter talks about the magic and the emotions of his final game at Yankee Stadium on Sept. 25, 2014. (Credit: News 12 Long Island)

Yankees fans rejoice over Jeter walk-off win

New York Yankees fans celebrated outside Yankee Stadium, on Sept. 25, 2014, after Derek Jeter's walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning during a 6-5 Yankees win over the Orioles. (Credit: Newsday / Chuck Fadely)

New York Yankees fans celebrated outside Yankee Stadium, on Sept. 25, 2014, after Derek Jeter's walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning during a 6-5 Yankees win over the Orioles. (Credit: Newsday / Chuck Fadely)

Jeter's last game in NY

Fans of Derek Jeter talk with Newsday outside of Yankee Stadium moments before Jeter's final game in New York on Sept. 25, 2014. (Credit: Newsday / Chuck Fadely)

Fans of Derek Jeter talk with Newsday outside of Yankee Stadium moments before Jeter's final game in New York on Sept. 25, 2014. (Credit: Newsday / Chuck Fadely)

Reminiscing about Derek Jeter

Former Yankees teammates and friends talk about Derek Jeter as his final season draws to a close. (Credit: Newsday)

Former Yankees teammates and friends talk about Derek Jeter as his final season draws to a close. (Credit: Newsday)

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Derek Jeter Gatorade ad

Derek Jeter Gatorade spot

The latest ad to capitalize on Derek Jeter's impending retirement? This spot from Gatorade, with a little help from Frank Sinatra.

Jeter: 'It was awesome, something that I’ll always remember'

Yankees captain Derek Jeter reflects on Derek Jeter Day at Yankee Stadium on Sept. 7, 2014, expressing his gratitude to the organization and to the fans. (Credit: News 12 Long Island)

Yankees captain Derek Jeter reflects on Derek Jeter Day at Yankee Stadium on Sept. 7, 2014, expressing his gratitude to the organization and to the fans. (Credit: News 12 Long Island)

Derek Jeter takes the Ice Bucket Challenge

Watch Nike's Derek Jeter 'Re2pect' ad

Derek Jeter in the Nike ad RE2PECT, released on July 14, 2014.

Tip your hat to the captain -- even Mr. Met agrees.

Watch Derek Jeter turn 40

From left, Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter in 2001, 2008 and 2014.

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter turns 40 on June 26, 2014. See how "Captain Clutch" has grown up in his 20-plus years in the Yankees' organization. (Photo credits: Newsday, AP, Getty)

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Who will replace Derek Jeter?

Newsday's Jim Baumbach talks about Derek Jeter's final home opener and wonders who could possibly replace this generation's iconic Yankee, on April 7, 2014 at Yankee Stadium. (Credit: Newsday / Chris Ware, Robert Cassidy) (Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac, Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.)

Derek Jeter Full press conference on his final season

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Times that Derek Jeter hias hit .300 or better in a season (1996, 1998-2001, 2003, 2005-2009, 2012).

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter met the media at spring training on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, for the first time since announcing last week that 2014 would be his final season. (Credit: YES Network)

Derek Jeter on his final season

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter met the media at spring training on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, for the first time since announcing last week that 2014 would be his final season. (Credit: YES Network)

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter met the media at spring training on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, for the first time since announcing last week that 2014 would be his final season. (Credit: YES Network)

Raw: Derek Jeter swarmed by fans, media

Raw iPhone video of Yankees captain Derek Jeter at his car signing autographs for fans and being swarmed by the media the morning after announcing 2014 would be his final season. Videojournalist: Erik Boland. (Feb. 13, 2014)

Raw iPhone video of Yankees captain Derek Jeter at his car signing autographs for fans and being swarmed by the media the morning after announcing 2014 would be his final season. Videojournalist: Erik Boland. (Feb. 13, 2014)

Jeter: Ankle all healed

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter says his ankle is all healed and his focus is on getting in shape for season. Videojournalist: J. Conrad Willaims Jr. (Feb.17, 2013)

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter says his ankle is all healed and his focus is on getting in shape for the season. Videojournalist: J. Conrad Williams Jr. (Feb. 17, 2013)

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Yankees salute Army

The Yankees went up the Hudson River to West Point and played the Black Knights, who were as humbled as Bombers, being in each others presence. After a tour of the campus, the Yankees won the exhibition, 10-5. Videojournalist: Jessica Rotkiewicz (March 30, 2013)

The Yankees went up the Hudson River to West Point and played the Black Knights, who were as humbled as Bombers, being in each others presence. After a tour of the campus, the Yankees won the exhibition, 10-5. Videojournalist: Jessica Rotkiewicz (March 30, 2013)

Jeter hurt in opener

The New York Yankees lost the AL championship series opener and their captain Derek Jeter when he broke his left ankle in the 12th inning as the Detroit Tigers' scored a 6-4 victory over New York on Saturday night. AP video. (Oct. 14)

The New York Yankees lost the AL championship series opener and their captain Derek Jeter when he broke his left ankle in the 12th inning as the Detroit Tigers' scored a 6-4 victory over New York on Saturday night. AP video. (Oct. 14)

Tigers beat Yanks

Anibal Sanchez shut down a Yankees lineup minus injured Derek Jeter, and Detroit won without any drama this time, beating New York 3-0 Sunday. The Tigers lead the ALCS series 2-0. AP video. (Oct. 14)

Anibal Sanchez shut down a Yankees lineup minus injured Derek Jeter, and Detroit won without any drama this time, beating New York 3-0 Sunday. The Tigers lead the ALCS series 2-0. AP video. (Oct. 14)

Jeter on Memory Lane

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter talks about how different it is without some of his longtime teammates around, such as Jorge Posada. Videojournalist: J. Conrad Williams Jr. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter talks about how different it is without some of his longtime teammates around, such as Jorge Posada. Videojournalist: J. Conrad Williams Jr. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Jeter still enjoys playing the game

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter says he still loves baseball and is hoping to continue playing like he did at the end of last season. Videojournalist: John Conrad Williams Jr. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter says he still loves baseball and is hoping to continue playing like he did at the end of last season. Videojournalist: John Conrad Williams Jr. (Feb. 24, 2012)

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Jeter's 20th year with Yankees

Praising Jeter

Yankees manager Joe Girardi and Yankees teammates Jorge Posada and Mariano Rivera talk about their long history with Derek Jeter and what it means to them and to their Captain. Videojournalists: Mario Gonzalez, Jim McIssac and David Pokress (July 9, 2011).

Yankees manager Joe Girardi and Yankees teammates Jorge Posada and Mariano Rivera talk about their long history with Derek Jeter and what it means to them and to their Captain. Videojournalists: Mario Gonzalez, Jim McIssac and David Pokress (July 9, 2011).

Derek Jeter gets 3,000th hit on homer at Yankee Stadium

Teammates, opponents, coaches, players from the Yankees and Rays at Yankee Stadium and even the Ducks at Bethpage Ballpark share some memories of Yankees' captain Derek Jeter, who got his 3,000th hit in dramatic fashion as the clock struck 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon when his home run dropped into the seats in leftfield in the third inning. Jeter went 5-for-5, getting the winning hit on a single to centerfield in the bottom of the eighth of a 5-4 victory over the Rays. Videojournalists: Matthew Golub, Robert Cassidy, Mario Gonzalez and Jessica Rotkiewicz (July 9, 2011)

Teammates, opponents, coaches, players from the Yankees and Rays at Yankee Stadium and even the Ducks at Bethpage Ballpark share some memories of Yankees' captain Derek Jeter, who got his 3,000th hit in dramatic fashion as the clock struck 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon when his home run dropped into the seats in leftfield in the third inning. Jeter went 5-for-5, getting the winning hit on a single to centerfield in the bottom of the eighth of a 5-4 victory over the Rays. Videojournalists: Matthew Golub, Robert Cassidy, Mario Gonzalez and Jessica Rotkiewicz (July 9, 2011)

Jeter's 3,000th hit picture perfect

Derek Jeter's 3,000th hit is captured in photos as the crowd delivers a soundtrack that could only have come from the Bronx Bombers' fans. Videojournalists: Newsday Staff (July 9, 2011)

Derek Jeter's 3,000th hit is captured in photos as the crowd delivers a soundtrack that could only have come from the Bronx Bombers' fans. Videojournalists: Newsday Staff (July 9, 2011)

Jeter fans see history

Many at Yankee Stadium were thrilled to see Derek Jeter finally get his 3,000th hit Saturday against the Rays. Videojournalists: Mario Gonzalez and Mark LaMonica (July 9, 2011)

Many at Yankee Stadium were thrilled to see Derek Jeter finally get his 3,000th hit Saturday against the Rays. Videojournalists: Mario Gonzalez and Mark LaMonica (July 9, 2011)

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Lopez's football past earns an assist

Christian Lopez of Highland Mills, N.Y., talks about how exciting it was to get Derek's Jeter's 3,000th hit, which was a home run into the leftfield stands Saturday at Yankee Stadium. Lopez played football at St. Lawrence University and said holding on to the ball after it came into the stands was akin to covering a fumble. Videojournalists: Mario Gonzalez and Jim McIsaac (July 9, 2011)

Christian Lopez of Highland Mills, N.Y., talks about how exciting it was to get Derek's Jeter's 3,000th hit, which was a home run into the leftfield stands Saturday at Yankee Stadium. Lopez played football at St. Lawrence University and said holding on to the ball after it came into the stands was akin to covering a fumble. Videojournalists: Mario Gonzalez and Jim McIsaac (July 9, 2011)

Derek Jeter Homers for 3,000th Hit

Derek Jeter homered into the left-field bleachers for his 3,000th career hit, making him the first New York Yankees player to reach the mark. He tied a career best going 5 for 5, and singled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning. (July 9)

Derek Jeter homered into the left-field bleachers for his 3,000th career hit, making him the first New York Yankees player to reach the mark. He tied a career best going 5 for 5, and singled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning. (July 9)

Jeter always a fan favorite

As Derek Jeter makes baseball history, Yankee fans show their apperciation for the captain. Videojournalist: Robert Cassidy and Jessica Rotkiewicz (July 5, 2011)

As Derek Jeter makes baseball history, Yankee fans show their apperciation for the captain. Videojournalist: Robert Cassidy and Jessica Rotkiewicz (July 5, 2011)

Erik Boland talks Derek Jeter on News 12

Erik Boland, Newsday's Yankees beat writer, discussed Derek Jeter's quest for 3000 hits on News 12. (July 8, 2011)

Erik Boland, Newsday's Yankees beat writer, discussed Derek Jeter's quest for 3000 hits on News 12. (July 8, 2011)

Jeter two hits shy of 3,000

Derek Jeter got his 2,998th career hit Thursday night against the Tampa Bay Rays. Videojournalist: Mario Gonzalez (July 7, 2011)

Derek Jeter got his 2,998th career hit Thursday night against the Tampa Bay Rays. Videojournalist: Mario Gonzalez (July 7, 2011)

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Let's not play two

The Yankees talk about how Friday's rainout affects their schedule and Derek Jeter's pursuit of 3,000 hits. Videojournalist: Robert Cassidy; Photos by Dave Pokress, Kevin P. Coughlin, AP and Getty Images. (June 8, 2011)

The Yankees talk about how Friday's rainout affects their schedule and Derek Jeter's pursuit of 3,000 hits. Videojournalist: Robert Cassidy; Photos by Dave Pokress, Kevin P. Coughlin, AP and Getty Images. (June 8, 2011)

All-star attrition

Yankees manager Joe Girardi talks about Alex Rodriguez's MRI, and Derek Jeter's decision to skip the 2011 All-Star Game. Videojournalist: Robert Cassidy (June 8, 2011)

Yankees manager Joe Girardi talks about Alex Rodriguez's MRI, and Derek Jeter's decision to skip the 2011 All-Star Game. Videojournalist: Robert Cassidy (June 8, 2011)

Jeter reacts to Death

There has been reaction to the death of Osama bin Laden from the sports world. New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter offered his thoughts before the team's game Monday in Detroit. AP video. (May 2)

There has been reaction to the death of Osama bin Laden from the sports world. New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter offered his thoughts before the team's game Monday in Detroit. AP video. (May 2)

Yankees opener

Yankees fans gather at Yankee Stadium before season opener against Tigers andmanager Joe Girardi sees victory as omen for a good season. Videojournalists: Mario Gonzalez and Chris Ware (March 21, 2011).

Yankees fans gather at Yankee Stadium before season opener against Tigers andmanager Joe Girardi sees victory as omen for a good season. Videojournalists: Mario Gonzalez and Chris Ware (March 21, 2011).

Play ball!

Yankees manager Joe Girardi is beside himself with excitement for Opening Day and discusses the Yankees' Opening Day lineup. Videojournalist: Chris Ware (March 30, 2011)

Yankees manager Joe Girardi is beside himself with excitement for Opening Day and discusses the Yankees' Opening Day lineup. Videojournalist: Chris Ware (March 30, 2011)

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Enthusiastic Jeter

Yankees captain Derek Jeter tells reporters how he still looks forward to Opening Day. Videojournalist: Chirs Ware (March 31, 2011).

Yankees captain Derek Jeter tells reporters how he still looks forward to Opening Day. Videojournalist: Chirs Ware (March 31, 2011).

Jeter's swing

Newsday's Erik Boland talks about Derek Jeter's off-season work with batting coach Kevin Long. Videojournalist: Mario Gonzalez (Feb. 24, 2011)

Newsday's Erik Boland talks about Derek Jeter's off-season work with batting coach Kevin Long. Videojournalist: Mario Gonzalez (Feb. 24, 2011)

Derek Jeter

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter says he is happy to be back and is looking forward to a better 2011 season. Videojournalist: Mario Gonzalez (Feb. 20, 2011)

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter says he is happy to be back and is looking forward to a better 2011 season. Videojournalist: Mario Gonzalez (Feb. 20, 2011)

Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter is guest of honor at a gala for Joe Torre's Safe At Home Foundation, which raises money to help children of domestic violence. Videojournalist: Sally Morrow

Derek Jeter is guest of honor at a gala for Joe Torre's Safe At Home Foundation, which raises money to help children of domestic violence. Videojournalist: Sally Morrow

Jeter talks about future with Yankees

Jeter talks about future with Yankees

Jeter talks about future with Yankees

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Jeter Ties Yankees Career Hit Record

Jeter Ties Yankees Career Hit Record

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