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Jeter ticket market crashes

Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees walks

Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees walks back to the dugout after flying out in the fifth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Yankee Stadium. Jeter suffered a sore right calf on the play and left the game. Credit: Getty

You know that story in Tuesday's Newsday about how speculation over Derek Jeter's 3,000th hit was driving up resale market prices for the Rangers-Yankees game Thursday?

Never mind. After peaking at an average asking price of $111, the market crashed after Derek Jeter suffered a calf injury against the Indians Monday night.

By early afternoon Tuesday, the average price had been halved to $55 and still was falling fast, even before the Yankees made an announcement about Jeter's stafus, according to, which searches dozens of secondary market sites.

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