Jeter's Last At-Bat at Yankee Stadium Is One for the Ages

He has game-winning hit in bottom of 9th
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 26, 2014 6:01 AM CDT

Sports writers are waxing poetic today in describing Derek Jeter's final game in Yankee Stadium last night. Why? He drove in the winning run in the bottom of the ninth with a base hit, to the delirium of Yankees fans; the team beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-5. Jeter's 20-year career isn't over quite yet, though. He says he'll make an appearance as a designated hitter this weekend in the Yanks' series against the Red Sox in Boston, reports the AP. Mike Lupica of the Daily News calls Jeter's goodbye a perfect one: "He won the game, he won the night, somehow it felt as if he won a lost season." (Read more Derek Jeter stories.)

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