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Derek Jeter Makes a Career of Signature Moments

most ballplayers don’t have a single signature moment, Derek Jeter has a career full of them.

The Yankee captain even has a signature play—the Jeter jump throw from deep shortstop—which he’s performed dozens and dozens of times throughout his 17-year career.

Here are 10 signature moments that define Derek Jeter.

1. 1996: The shortstop comes through in the clutch in his rookie season. His two-out, bases loaded single up the middle delivers the winning run in the 10th inning of a 12-11 Yankee victory over the Red Sox.

2. 1996: In the game that made Jeffrey Maier famous, Jeter’s eighth-inning home run ties to the score and the Yankees go on to beat the Orioles, 5-4, in Game 1 of the ALCS.

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