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Posted by: Jack Curry on Sep 26, 2014 at 12:42:32 PM

He almost cried on the drive from lower Manhattan to Yankee Stadium. He retreated to the clubhouse between innings to dab at his moist eyes. He stood at shortstop and breathed in and out and peered at his cleats, more evidence that tears were a millisecond from dripping on his pinstriped uniform.

This was Derek Jeter, the coolest of shortstops, on his last day at the Stadium. And, by Jeter's own admission, he was an emotional mess. As much as Jeter had tried to disguise his feelings and act like Thursday night was just another game, he had failed. Miserably. It wasn't another game. It was the last home game, the last time he would ever report to his office at the Stadium.

Jeter has always been the smile-and-have-some-fun superstar, the player who spoke to young fans in the on-deck circle

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Posted by: Jack Curry on Sep 25, 2014 at 12:28:37 PM

In Derek Jeter's final days with the Yankees, moments in which he answered questions about whether he would become emotional or remain stoic when his memorable run at Yankee Stadium ended, Jeter offered a subtle reminder of how he has thrived and survived in New York for so long.

"I don't like to complicate things," Jeter said.

Call it a mandate or a rule, but Jeter lived by that simple sentence for his entire career, never letting any situation become too cumbersome and never letting anyone control what he did or what he said. When you are as talented and as confident as Jeter and you refuse to let any type of chaos engulf you, even the chaos that can exist in Yankeeland, you can march at your own pace. Jeter always marched at his own pace.

After the Yankees were eliminated from postseason

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Posted by: Jack Curry on Jun 12, 2014 at 04:13:16 PM

In the latest episode of JCTV, Death Cab for Cutie lead singer Ben Gibbard stops by to discuss his success in the music business, his dream of playing professional baseball and his band's unique name.

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Posted by: Jack Curry on May 27, 2014 at 12:02:33 PM

The second part of Jack Curry's interview with Nils Lofgren, longtime member of the E Street Band, touches on a life spent on the road, and what makes Bruce Springsteen such a special performer.

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Posted by: Jack Curry on May 20, 2014 at 12:47:24 PM

Host Jack Curry chats with Nils Lofgren, longtime member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, about the musician's illustrious career and the honor of being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. 

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Posted by: Jack Curry on May 15, 2014 at 01:16:36 PM

In the second part of Jack Curry's interview with musician Garland Jeffreys, the Brooklyn native talks about attending Jackie Robinson's MLB debut, the power of words and the role of family on his career.

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Posted by: Jack Curry on May 7, 2014 at 10:59:01 AM

In the latest episode of JCTV, Brooklyn native and musician Garland Jeffreys talks about his love of performing, what keeps him motivated and which artists have inspired him.

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Posted by: Jack Curry on Apr 16, 2014 at 01:20:35 PM

In the latest episode of JCTV, legendary musician Charlie Daniels talks about what keeps him motivated, the feeling of playing to a packed house and his musical inspirations.

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Posted by: Jack Curry on Apr 9, 2014 at 12:41:58 PM

In the latest episode, Hall of Famer Goose Gossage talks about his work with the Yankees during spring training, what to expect from the post-Mariano Rivera bullpen and the power of intimidation.

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Posted by: Jack Curry on Apr 7, 2014 at 09:56:48 AM

In the latest installment of JCTV, former Yankees hurler David Wells chats with Jack Curry about the lefty's All-Star music lineup, his life after baseball and whether or not he could still pitch in the majors.

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