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Thursday May 23rd 2024


Derek Jeter Reaches 3000th Hit: What This Means to the New York Mets, Jose Reyes

afternoon, Derek Jeter hit his 3000th hit.

All of our lives, we’ve lived in the shadows of the Bronx Bombers; we’ve hid our faces behind the Yankees' World Championship rings and hung our heads at Hall of Fame introductions. How have we never had a Derek Jeter?

As they grew up the prodigy child of America’s past time—always everyone’s darling, dancing gracefully in the spotlight—we grew up the bastard child of the Brooklyn Dodgers and the New York Giants. We were born a replacement. Did we ever have a shot at the attention when the pearly white Yankees played in our same city?

Their fans came from Manhattan, and we couldn’t walk down Fifth Avenue without seeing a hustle of Yankees hats on every ...

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