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In Surprise, Jeter Quits as Baseball CEO

He was MLB's only Black CEO

(Newser) - Derek Jeter surprised the baseball world Monday by resigning as CEO of the Miami Marlins. The Hall of Fame player also gave up his 4% stake as a shareholder in the team, reports the Miami Herald . The reasons aren't crystal clear, but in a statement Jeter said the "...

Jeter Enters Hall at the Top of His Class
Jeter Enters
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Jeter Enters Hall at the Top of His Class

Ted Simmons, Larry Walker, and Marvin Miller also are inducted in Cooperstown

(Newser) - In Derek Jeter's speech Wednesday, he thanked the Yankees scout who discovered him and saw this day coming from the start. "He's not going to the University of Michigan," Dick Groch said. "The only place Derek Jeter is going is Cooperstown." Jeter was elected...

Marlins' New GM Is a First for Baseball
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She Just Made Baseball History

Kim Ng of the Miami Marlins is the league's first female general manager

(Newser) - After working in Major League Baseball for more than 30 years—what she called "decades of determination"—Kim Ng has reached the general manager's office. The Miami Marlins announced Friday that Ng is their new general manager, the first woman and first East Asian American to hold...

More Positive Tests, Another Series Called Off

As Cardinals quarantine, Jeter says Marlins 'let their guard down'

(Newser) - Seven St. Louis Cardinals players and six staff members have tested positive for COVID-19, causing Major League Baseball to postpone the team's four-game series at Detroit. The series was to have been played Tuesday through Thursday. "We know this is very real, and we know it moves quickly...

Tom Brady Has One Issue With Florida Mansion
Tom Brady
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Tom Brady Has One Issue With Florida Mansion

Boaters can pull right up

(Newser) - Filed under the category of first-world problems: Tom Brady has a little issue with the waterfront mansion he's renting in Florida from none other than Derek Jeter. It seems privacy isn't what it could be. "When you go out to the backyard, there’s a lot of...

Hall of Fame Mystery: Who Voted Against Jeter?

He was 1 vote shy of unanimous election

(Newser) - Known for two decades as No. 2, Derek Jeter is now linked to the number 1—as in, who was the lone Hall of Fame voter who didn't put a check mark next to his name? Jeter came within one vote of being a unanimous pick on Tuesday, falling...

Hall of Famers May Sit Out Derek Jeter's Induction

Marlins boss had Andre Dawson, Tony Perez fired

(Newser) - At the induction ceremony every summer in Cooperstown, Hall of Famers fill the stage to welcome the newest members of baseball's most exclusive club. Next July, when Yankees great Derek Jeter is inducted, that group seems unlikely to include Andre Dawson and Tony Perez; Jeter had the two fired...

Jeb Bush Drops Bid to Buy Miami Marlins: Report

Derek Jeter has joined a different potential ownership group

(Newser) - Jeb Bush has dropped out of the race for the Miami Marlins, the AP reports. The ex-presidential candidate and former Florida governor is no longer interested in buying the Marlins and has ended his pursuit of the team, two people close to the negotiations said Tuesday. One of the people...

Jeb Bush, Derek Jeter Buying Baseball Team: Report

Their group has reportedly won auction for Miami Marlins with $1.3B bid

(Newser) - If multiple reports are to be believed, Jeb Bush will finally be following in his brother's footsteps—as the owner of a professional baseball team. The presidential also-ran is said to be part of a group—along with former New York Yankee Derek Jeter—that will be purchasing the...

Derek Jeter Gets Hitched
 Derek Jeter Gets Hitched 

Derek Jeter Gets Hitched

Yankee great is 42, model Hannah Davis is 26

(Newser) - One of New York City's most high-profile bachelors is single no more. Yankee great Derek Jeter wed girlfriend Hannah Davis in a relatively low-key ceremony over the weekend, reports People . Jeter, 42, and the 26-year-old model began dating about three years ago, and he proposed in October. They wed...

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

He has game-winning hit in bottom of 9th

(Newser) - 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...

Was Jeter's Big All-Star Moment Tainted?

Adam Wainwright says he gave him 'a couple of pipe shots'

(Newser) - Last night was Derek Jeter's last All Star Game, and it went beautifully, as the Yankee captain went 2-for-2 with a double. There was just one problem: That double might have been a gimme. After he left the game, Adam Wainwright said that he wasn't exactly gunning for...

Derek Jeter: I'm Done After This Season

Yankees star says he's retiring after 2014

(Newser) - Derek Jeter announced on Facebook today that he's going to play one more season and call it quits. "And the thing is, I could not be more sure," he writes. "I know it in my heart. The 2014 season will be my last year playing professional...

Jeter Out for Season as Yanks Lose Opener

Shortstop breaks ankle as Tigers win 6-4

(Newser) - The Detroit Tigers took the lead on Delmon Young's ringing double in the 12th inning. Then came the blow that really staggered the New York Yankees. A little grounder up the middle left Derek Jeter sprawled in the dirt, screaming in pain. The Yankees had lost more than the...

Jeter, Minka Kelly Back Together

It's a happy new year for Yankee, actress

(Newser) - The new year got off to a happy start for Derek Jeter and Minka Kelly, who were spotted together in Paris yesterday after ending their three-year relationship in August . The New York Yankee and the onetime Sexiest Woman Alive looked quite romantic in pictures snagged by the New York Post...

Barbara Walters Unveils Year's 'Most Fascinating'

And, yes, it includes Kardashians

(Newser) - We could have picked a few other choice adjectives for the Kardashians, but for Barbara Walters, they're some of the most fascinating people of the year. Joining them for Walters' The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2011 special: Modern Family stars Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet (aka Mitch...

Derek Jeter, Minka Kelly Split
 Derek Jeter, Minka Kelly Split 

Derek Jeter, Minka Kelly Split

But they're still friends, says a source

(Newser) - It’s not a good week for celebrity relationships: After three years together, New York Yankee Derek Jeter and actress Minka Kelly are splitting up. “The split was amicable,” sources tell Just Jared . “But they remain friends. They still really care for each other.” Kelly’s...

Aging Yankees on Pace for Best Day-Game Record

Older teams seem to do better in early games

(Newser) - Maybe they can't concentrate when they're missing Wheel Of Fortune. The Yankees have the second-oldest lineup in baseball, and it may be the reason the team is on pace to have the best day-game record in history. They boast an .829 winning percentage under the sun, but a...

Guy Who Returned Jeter's Ball Showered With Goodies

Gets own baseball card, World Series ring

(Newser) - Looks like nice guys can finish first. The Yankees fan who caught then returned Derek Jeter’s 3,000th-hit ball won't walk away empty handed: Christian Lopez has scored a $50,000 "donation," a 2009 World Series ring, and his own Topps baseball card. Better still, if...

Yankees Fan Returns Jeter's Milestone Ball

Christian Lopez gives up potentially big payday

(Newser) - It's no great shock that Derek Jeter got his 3,000th hit today, but this part of the story is a nice surprise: The fan who got the home-run ball gave it back, no questions asked. "I'm not going to be the one to take this away...

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