Tonight: Derek's Last Game In The Bronx • Latino Sports


Tonight: Derek’s Last Game In The Bronx


Bronx, NY – If it stops raining today in New York, tonight will be Derek Jeter’s Last Game in The Bronx.

Since his debut as a Yankee rookie in 1995, Derek has had a special relationship with Yankee fans. His style, his demeanor and his hustle has been appreciated by the hard and loud New York fans. We hope the weather lightens up and allows all Jeter fans to have their night seeing their idol play his last game in Yankee stadium.

The following is basic information that many of our readers sometimes ask.

We provide it to you so that you can answer your own questions on Derek.

Derek had fans in every major city that the Yankee's played. (Photo Credit: Lisa Luevanos,

Derek had fans in every major city that the Yankee’s played. (Photo Credit: Lisa Luevanos,

Derek Jeter    \JEE-ter\Derek Sanderson Jeter (Mr. November, The Captain or Captain Clutch)

Position: Shortstop
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6′ 3″, Weight: 195 lb.

Born: June 26, 1974 in Pequannock, NJ (Age 40.091)
High School: Central HS (Kalamazoo, MI)
by the New York Yankees in the 1st round (6th pick) of the 1992 amateur draft.
Signed June 27, 1992. (All Transactions)
Debut: May 29, 1995 (Age 20.337)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1996 season [*]
Team: Yankees 1995-2014
2014 Contract Status: Signed thru 2014, 4 yrs/$60M (11-14) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 18.043, Free Agent: 2015 [*], Agents: Casey Close (Excel Sports Management), previously: CAA Sports (Jennifer Brasile) [*]

Would you want Derek Jeter to play one more season, or do you believe this is the right time for him to retire?


About Julio Pabón

Julio is President and Founder of Latino Sports LLC., the parent company of Julio is a product of the South Bronx where he still lives and runs his businesses. Julio has written and has been interviewed for numerous publication and networks on sports & political issues. He has been an activist promoting social justice and respect for all communities. He is a recognized motivational speaker, was an adjunct professor of American History and presently volunteer's as a lecturer in local South Bronx High Schools. His primary goal is to make a multi-facet sports portal that will engender social and economic empowerment to the Latino community.

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  • Maria

    I respect an athlete who leaves at his/her prime and not on their decline.