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Jeter ranked at the top of 2010 jersey sales

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Those would be the eyes of Yankees captain Derek Jeter. (March 7, 2011) Credit: Getty Images

Despite coming off the worst year of his career, Derek Jeter is still as popular as ever. Jeter’s No. 2 was the top selling jersey, according to Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association. The numbers were based on sales of Majestic jersey’s during 2010.

Teammate Alex Rodriguez came in at No. 9 while first basemen Mark Teixeira came in at No. 11. The Phillies were well represented with four players making the list including Cliff Lee, who played for the Seattle Mariners and Texas Rangers in 2010. All his jersey sales from the 3 teams were included.

Of the top 20, 16 were All-Stars in 2010 and 15 played on teams that reached the postseason. Here is the complete list:

1. Derek Jeter, New York Yankees

2. Joe Mauer, Minnesota Twins

3. Roy Halladay, Philadelphia Phillies

4. Chase Utley, Philadelphia Phillies

5. Cliff Lee, Philadelphia Phillies

6. Albert Pujols, St. Louis Cardinals

7. Josh Hamilton, Texas Rangers

8. Dustin Pedroia, Boston Red Sox

9. Alex Rodriguez, New York Yankees

10. Tim Lincecum, San Francisco Giants

11. Mark Teixeira, New York Yankees

12. Jason Heyward, Atlanta Braves

13. Stephen Strasburg, Washington Nationals

14. Ryan Braun, Milwaukee Brewers

15. Justin Morneau, Minnesota Twins

16. Jacoby Ellsbury, Boston Red Sox

17. Ian Kinsler, Texas Rangers

18. Ryan Howard, Philadelphia Phillies

19. Buster Posey, San Francisco Giants

20. Evan Longoria, Tampa Bay Rays

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