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Derek Jeter: A Legend or Overrated?

it possible to say a player is arguably the most overrated athlete ever to play professional sports and yet still believe his accomplishments make him a surefire first-ballot Hall of Famer?  Yes it is, and that player is Yankees legend Derek Jeter.

It seems every day Jeter is amassing some new milestone, passing another all-time great on some statistical chart and picking up yet another postseason honor.  He’s already the Yankees' career leader in hits, and ranks highly on a number of other offensive charts.  By the time he retires, Derek Jeter will likely have compiled more than 3,000 hits, 250 home runs, 350 stolen bases and scored better than 2,000 runs.

The back of his baseball card is littered with statistics that spell ...

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