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Derek Jeter Voted Greatest Yankee Ever: Why Babe Ruth Should Stand Alone

a recent poll of over 800 New Yorkers, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter was voted No. 1 over Babe Ruth as New York's greatest athlete.

Yes, you read that right. 

According to voters, Derek Jeter is better than Babe Ruth and Joe Namath also cracked the Top Five.

When I was initially informed of this, the first thought that popped into my head was, "They must have just polled a bunch of 18-to-25-year-old Yankee fans," because no one older than that and in his right mind would say that Jeter is better than Ruth or that Lawrence Taylor, Mark Messier, Jackie Robinson or Walt Frasier weren't better than Joe Namath.

All this does is confirm that polls are pretty much pointless. It also makes me question the sports knowledge ...

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