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Derek Jeter sex change? Facebook investigating MLB hacking

Derek Jeter connects on a two-run single in

Derek Jeter connects on a two-run single in the third inning during a game against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 1, 2012) Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

About 6 million Yankee fans received some distressing news via Facebook on Thursday afternoon -- Derek Jeter will be out for the rest of the season, a message on the team's official Facebook page said.

Most people probably figured out it was a joke by reading on: Jeter, the message said, would be sidelined "with sexual reassignment surgery" to transform into "Minnie Mantlez."

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