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Did Jeter Deserve the Gold Glove?

2010 American League Gold Glove winners were announced today, and the two big stories were Ichiro Suzuki and Derek Jeter. Suzuki tied the record for consecutive Gold Gloves by winning his 10th straight, while Derek Jeter won his fifth Gold Glove Award.

Ichiro is an excellent fielder and very deserving of the award, but what about Jeter? Was his defense this year really worthy of the Gold Glove?

 

The Argument for Jeter

Jeter played in 151 games in the 2010 season, and during that time, he committed only six errors; this gave him a fielding percentage of .989. (This was the lowest total number of errors Jeter has committed in his career and this was also the highest fielding percentage of Jeter's career).

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