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Derek Jeter’s Struggles Show He’s Making the Right Call in Retirement

class="ui-droppable">When Derek Jeter announced his impending retirement during a February press conference, the end of a brilliant career began for the legendary New York Yankees shortstop. After an injury-plagued 2013, predicting major success for Jeter in 2014 was a fool's errand.

As the farewell campaign rolls on, it has become abundantly clear that Jeter made the correct decision in choosing to retire sooner rather than later. As his age 40 season becomes more of a league-wide goodbye than an All-Star caliber season, production is becoming an issue for one of the most prolific hitters in baseball history.

Entering play on June 11—despite a two-hit night in Seattle on June 10—the 3,000-plus hit man was sporting a .259/.319/.310 ...

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