He is perhaps best known for being the only pitcher in Major League Baseball history to throw a perfect game in the World Series on October 8 1956, but this New York Yankees great did do much more, and on Wednesday he stepped onto the mound in heaven.
Derek Jeter announced through his Facebook page on Wednesday that 2014 would be his final season in Major League Baseball.
The New York Yankees shortstop posted the following statement on his Facebook page.
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The Yankees drafted Jeter out of high school in 1992 and he eventually made his debut wearing pinstripes in 1995...
Alfonso Soriano homered twice for the second straight night and drove in a career-high seven runs, giving him a staggering 13 RBIs in two games while powering the suddenly potent New York Yankees to an 11-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday.