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Primetime For Future Yankees Old-Timers

Jeter batted .334 this season. He had 212 hits, 18 homers, 30 steals, and 107 runs scored. He also played Gold Glove-caliber defense at shortstop, the game's most demanding position.

Think about that for a second.

Of all the subplots of a superb 2009 regular season for the Yankees, this is by far the most welcomed and unlikely development.

This was the season when Jeter was supposed to trend downward, his 35-year-old legs doing to him what they do to everyone else. Jeter refused to let that happen, however, rededicating himself and staying healthy to put up one of his best all-around seasons. He also made lots of sensual love to Minka Kelly.

Jeter wasn't the only Yankees veteran to stare down Father Time in 2009.


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