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Share your favorite Derek Jeter memory and congratulate the captain as he enters the Hall of Fame

Derek Jeter Yankees gestures towards the fans before

Derek Jeter Yankees gestures towards the fans before a game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium on April 10, 2014. Credit: Jim McIsaac

Newsday is honoring Derek Jeter for his induction to the Baseball Hall of Fame with an exclusive commemorative magazine on July 25 – and we want you to be a part of it. 

Tell us your favorite memory of the Yankees captain and/or just send him your best wishes, and we’ll publish as many as we can in the magazine. 
So make sure to look for the magazine, a home delivery subscriber exclusive, on Sunday, July 25 to help get you ready for Jeter's rescheduled induction in Cooperstown on Sept. 8. (Subscribe now to ensure home delivery in time.) You also can bookmark this page now and see the messages the day after his enshrinement among baseball's immortals.



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The catch Jeter made flying into the stands!

Cristin Caparotta , Former New Yorker

July 1st 2004 - Red Sox at Yankee Stadium - Biggest rivalry in sports. Jeter flies into the stands to catch the pop up foul...

Tim Baird, Smithtown

I was only 9 at the time, but this is a memory that will last forever. My dad took me to game 4 of the 2000 World Series at...

Michael Anderson, Manhasset

My cousins are all Bosox fans (yeah, I know) and when they were celebrating Derek at all the opposing team arenas, one of my...

Patricia Glasner, MIDDLE ISLAND

On my 10th birthday back in '97, my Dad took me to the Stadium for a game. We got there early and as a surprise he took me...

Andrew Abraido, Bellmore

In early May 1996 we went to a Yankees game and my daughter was hoping to get an autograph on a baseball she brought. Guy...

Don Coburn, Lewes DE

During the Oakland/yankee playoff series after Art Howe guaranteed a victory for the A's the yanks were on the edge, Derek...

Thomas Minichello , Leland north carolina

As a Mets fan, my favorite Jeter moment was when he....retired. Okay, relax Yankee fans....I'm just kidding (sort...

Marty Gavin, Huntington, NY

Most people always talk about the flip or the dive, but the best play I ever saw you make was an over shoulder catch while...

Chad Fugitt, Rockwall, TX

At Yankees' fan fest following Derek's rookie year, he did not leave after the one hour required, but instead waited until...

Dawn Roehrig, Patchogue

My favorite memory was when Derek dove into the stands to get the foul ball. He would have done that every day, on every...

Rocco Balzano, Wantagh

My father became a yankees fan because of Mickey Mantle, I became a yankees fan because of Derek Jeter.

Mario Rovirosa , Mexico

My 3 children grew up watching The Captain play. He may not be a blood relative but he is part of our family. ...

Marc Sloane , Plainview