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Ty Cobb, Ted Williams, Paul Molitor, and Barry Did It, Why Not Derek Jeter?

Jeter will be voted into the Hall of Fame five years after he retires. He has had a fabulous career, is one of the greatest of all clutch hitters, and, at the age of 36, has a lot of great games ahead of him.

What must be acknowledged is that Jeter was not an ordinary player. He is one of the all-time greats, and to write him off because he had the worst season of his career is a big mistake.

Great players and not-so-great players have had great seasons after they reached 36 years of age. There is an excellent chance that Jeter will become part of that group.

Jim Eisenreich was never a great player, but from the ages of 36 to 38, he batted .320, averaged 15 home runs a season with a .441 slugging average and a .379 on base average.

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