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Derek Jeter: Why New York Yankees Captain Must Play in MLB All-Star Game

Jeter deserves all the praise in the world today.

The New York Yankees captain, who has spent the past decade serving as the de facto face of Major League Baseball, joined the exclusive 3,000-hit club in thunderous fashion, with a solo home run to left field at Yankee Stadium off of Tampa Bay Rays All-Star David Price.

That single swing was but the most memorable moment in a game in which Jeter went 5-for-5, finishing just a triple short of the cycle.

Unlike most stars who approach career milestones as if weighed down by their accomplishments, Jeter seemed to take his latest achievement in stride, soaking up the spotlight as he has always done, with plenty of grace, a helping of style and a hint of self-satisfaction, all the while remaining ...

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