Derek Jeter: A Biography

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Simon & Schuster, Limited, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 128 pages
  • Shortstop
  • Bats: right
  • Throws: right
  • Height: 6'3"
  • Weight: 185
  • Born: June 26, 1974 in New Jersey
  • Drafted: Yankees' first round (sixth overall) in 1992

    Derek Jeter's childhood dream was to play for the historic New York Yankee franchise. In 1996, his hard work paid off when he helped the Yankees win the World Series and was named the American League Rookie of the Year. His consistent play brought him another championship ring as a part of the 1998 Yankees squad are calling the best team in baseball history.

    Read about one of baseball's rising stars, a young man whose solid hitting, smooths fielding, and showstopping smile are cementing his place in Major League history!

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    Contents

    Introduction
    1
    A Yankee Bornand Made
    5
    Rough Starts
    16
    Copyright

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