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What Is State of Yankees Franchise That Derek Jeter Is Leaving Behind?

class="ui-droppable">When the New York Yankees drafted Derek Jeter in 1992, the 18-year-old shortstop entered an organization with a cloudy future. Over two decades later—through no fault of his own—he'll exit New York with the Yankees staring down an uncomfortably similar fate.

During Jeter's reign in the Bronx, the Yankees dominated the sport. Led by a resurgent farm system, the core of a dynasty was erected in the mid-'90s.

Despite experiencing October failure throughout most of the 2000s, no franchise has been more successful since the day Derek Jeter became the shortstop in New York.



Despite the cloudy future that hovered over the Yankees when Jeter was drafted, the outlook changed ...

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