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Excuse Me…Did Derek Jeter Receive a Gold Glove For 2010?

am absolutely dumbfounded right now. I just saw that Derek Jeter received a Gold Glove for the 2010 season. Did I miss something? Did I sleep through the entire season? I mean, I'm a Mets fan, so for part of it, yes I did, but only concerning my own team. I did not, however, fail to notice that Derek Jeter is no longer a top-10 shortstop in baseball, and judging by the coverage of the postseason, neither did the rest of baseball.

So why exactly does Jeter deserve a Gold Glove?

If you want to tell me it's solely because he led the American League in fielding percentage (.989), fine. But then you have to also show me how many chances Jeter got. Nevermind, I'll tell you. He had 553, which put him seventh among AL shortstops. So Jeter gets less chances, ...

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