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The LoHud Yankees Blog | Journal News Mar 3, 2014
Here’s what Derek Jeter said during his annual spring training press conference, when he talked about his decision to retire at the end of this season: “I think Mo had a pretty much good idea because I spoke to him last year — him and Andy as well — last year towards the end of […]The post Pettitte surprised — but not too surprised — by Jeter’s retirement decision appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.
New York Post Mar 4, 2014
PORT ST. LUCIE — The first reaction to Derek Jeter’s Facebook retirement was surprise. The second was to mentally fit a luminary for pinstripes to be his replacement. Such is...
New York Daily News Mar 4, 2014
Red Sox fans might not miss Derek Jeter once he has retired, but the biggest star in Red Sox Nation said Tuesday that the entire sport will miss the Yankees’ captain after this season. “If there’s one guy that the baseball game is gonna miss once he’s retired, it’s Derek,” David Ortiz said in an interview on MLB Network Radio on SiriusXM.
Yankees Blog | ESPN New York Mar 3, 2014
TAMPA, Fla. -- As Andy Pettitte recalls his conversations with Derek Jeter last year, there were hints Jeter was thinking about retirement. When Pettitte and Mariano Rivera spoke about the future, Jeter, struggling to come back from a variety of injuries, would joke around. "He wold be like, 'You guys better retire or I'm going to get on out of here before you guys,'" said Pettitte, who was in camp on Monday as a two-day special instructor. "I kind of looked at him like, 'Yeah, right, whatever.
Newark Star-Ledger Mar 3, 2014
But Pettitte was still surprised
Yankees Blog | ESPN New York Mar 4, 2014
TAMPA, FLA. -- David Ortiz chimed in on Derek Jeter's retirement -- and Big Papi came with big praise. “If there’s one guy that the baseball game is gonna miss once he’s retired, it’s Derek," Ortiz told Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin on Sirius-XM's MLB Network Tuesday. "Derek is very professional, that’s a guy that is all about the game, all about the business. "He is one of the baseball players that I can tell you that pretty much his whole career has done everything perfectly right.
Newsday Mar 4, 2014
The tributes for Derek Jeter haven't let up since the shortstop announced last month his intent to retire.