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Derek Jeter’s Days as Yankees’ Leadoff Hitter Should End Upon His Return

class="ui-droppable">Derek Jeter has given everything he possibly could to the New York Yankees since taking over as the everyday shortstop in 1996. He is an icon for a franchise that has no shortage of legendary figures, with the freedom to do anything he wants. 

But the reality of the situation as it stands on June 24, 2013 is that Jeter is 38 years old and still trying to make his way back from two significant ankle injuries in the last eight months. He hasn't played since Game 1 of the American League Championship Series in October. 

Despite a surprising fast start from the team, the Yankees (41-34) have a lot of big decisions to make in the coming weeks and months with Jeter and, in case you forgot about his existence, Alex Rodriguez. 

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