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Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter 2 SS

New York Yankees

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Derek Sanderson Jeter
  • Age: 40 (June 26, 1974)
  • Birthplace: Pequannock, NJ
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 3" Wt: 195
  • Draft: Round 1 (1992, NYY)
  • MLB Debut: 05/29/1995
  • School: Kalamazoo Central, Kalamazoo, MI
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Derek Jeter Stats Summary

Derek Jeter Career Stats

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Derek Jeter Awards and Honors

Derek Jeter  2 SS

  • Full Name: Derek Sanderson Jeter
  • Born: June 26, 1974
  • Age: 40
  • Birthplace: Pequannock, NJ
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 195
  • Draft: Round 1 (1992, NYY)
  • School: Kalamazoo Central, Kalamazoo, MI
  • MLB Debut: 05/29/1995
Drafted by the New York Yankees in the 1st round (No. 6 overall) of the 1992 Draft... full name is Derek Sanderson Jeter... was signed by Dick Groch... graduated in 1992 from Kalamazoo Central High School (Mich.), where he hit .508 (30-for-59) with 4 HR, 2 3RBId, 21 BB and 1K in 23 games as a senior... was 12-for-12 in stolen base attempts, had an .831 slugging percentage and a .637 on-base percentage...hit .557 with 7HR as a junior...was named 1992 High School "Player of the Year" by the American Baseball Coaches Association...was elected into the Kalamazoo High School Hall of Fame in December 2007... Had his high school's baseball field dedicated to him on 12/17/11... Was the recipient of the Joan Payson Award for community service in 1997, presented annually by the New York chapter of the BBWAA... received the New York Press Photographers' annual "Good Guy" Award for 1998... also received the Babe Ruth Award from the New York Chapter of the BBWAA in 2000, awarded annually to the Postseason MVP...was one of three finalists for the 2008 "Marvin Miller Man of the Year" Award given annually by the MLB Players' Association to the player in either league whose on-field performance and contributions to his community inspire others to higher levels of achievement... was the recipient of the Joe DiMaggio "Toast of the Town" Award New York Chapter of the BBWAA for the third time in 2009 (also 1999 and 2000)...also honored along with teammates Andy Pettitte, Jorge Posada and Mariano Rivera with the "Willie, Mickey and the Duke" Award from the New York BBWAA in 2009... Selected as the 2009 "Roberto Clemente Award" winner, given annually to the Major League Baseball player who combines a dedication to giving back to the community with outstanding skills on the baseball field...was honored with the Sporting News "Good Guy in Sports" Award in 2002 and also received an ESPY for the Best Play Award that same year for his "flip play" in Game 3 of the 2001 ALDS at Oakland...Named the No. 1 sports celebrity in WFAN's (660AM) Top 20 New York Athletes of the Last 20 Years in December 2007...selected as a member of Time Out New York's "Top 40 under 40" in 2008...Hosted Saturday Night Live on 12/1/01...Since 1996, his Turn 2 Foundation has enjoyed 16 years of supporting various programs and activities designed to motivate youth to "Turn 2" a healthy lifestyle, academic achievement and leadership development and "turn away" from drugs and alcohol...the Foundation has awarded more than 0 million to support signature programs in Tampa, where Derek resides, New York, where he works, and West Michigan, where he grew up...along with his "Jeter's Leaders," hosted a leadership conference at the University of Texas at Arlington in August 2008, that brought together high school student leaders from New York, West Michigan, Louisville and Chicago...held his annual Holiday Express on 12/3/10 in New York City...treated students from the Turn 2 Us Program at P.S. 128 and P.S. 4 in Washington Heights to a private screening of "Megamind," at the Coliseum Theater, then joined children involved in the Turn 2 After School Programs for a private carnival themed holiday event at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center in Queens...also hosted separate holiday parties at the Air Zoo in Portage, Mich., and Tampa, Fla., later in the month....hosted the ninth Annual Derek Jeter Celebrity Golf Classic in Tampa, Fla., in January 2012...the sold-out event brought together celebrities from MLB, the NBA and the NFL as well as musicians and actors, raising more than million...hosts annual baseball clinics in Michigan, New York City and Tampa, as well as an annual fundraising dinner in New York City...Donated 00,000 to launch the "Derek Jeter Center at Phoenix House" in Tampa, an outpatient counseling center for troubled teens combining individual and family substance abuse treatment...attended ribbon-cutting on 10/2/09...Selected by USA Today as their 2010 "Most Caring Athlete," gracing the publication's cover on the 6/27/10, weekend edition... Named the recipient of the 2011 Lou Gehrig Memorial Award, presented annually by the Phi Delta Theta International Fraternity to the Major League Baseball Player who best exemplifies the spirit and character of Lou Gehrig... Agent: Casey Close (Excel Sports Management)... led the AL in singles in 1997 and 1998, runs in 1998, hits in 1999 and 2012... 13-time AL All-Star from 1998-2012... named Yankees' Player of the Year in 1998, 1999, 2000, 2006 and 2009... won AL Gold Glove in 2004, 2005, 2006, 1009, 2010... rehabbed with Double-A Trenton in 2003 and again in 2011... began a rehab assignment with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on July 6, 2013 after breaking his ankle in the 2012 postseason.