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Posted by: ilovealex on Oct 9, 2010 at 04:19:13 PM

Derek Jeter is an MLB All-Star Game shortstop for the New York Yankees. In 1996 he won the American League Rookie of the Year and in 2000 he became the only player to win the All-Star Game MVP and World Series MVP awards in the same year. On April 1, 2009, the Yankees announced that Jeter would start the 2009 season as the leadoff


During the 2010 season, Jeter's batting average dipped to .260 after going one for seven during a September 10 game. Yankees manager Joe Girardi decided to sit Jeter for the following game on September 12, saying "There is still a ton of faith...I surely wouldn't bet against him that he is not going to finish up strong and be the Derek Jeter that we know he can be."