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Derek Jeter Shuns Time, Sets Sights on Cal Ripken Jr.

York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has written a storybook career many aspiring baseball players can only dream of. During his 18-year career, Jeter has treated the Big Apple to spectacular defensive plays, thrilling game-winning hits and euphoric taste of five World Series championships.

A slew of memories seared into the minds of millions, the Yankees captain has also garnered several honors and achievements in what seems like a flash of time. Jeter earned American League Rookie of the Year in 1996 and won the World Series MVP in 2000. A 12-time All-Star, “Captain Clutch” also has five Gold Gloves and four Silver Slugger awards to his credit.

In 2009, Major League Baseball awarded Jeter the Roberto Clemente Award for his excellence ...

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