Derek Jeter's DL Diary
Our exclusive peek into the sidelined shortstop's journal
On June 14, just six base-knocks short of the 3,000-hit milestone, Yankees captain and future first-ballot Hall of Famer Derek Jeter was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a Grade I calf strain, delaying his latest brush with baseball immortality. Anyone familiar with Jeter's legendary competitiveness knows a DL stint was not the shortstop's choice; even during a season in which signs of the inevitable advance of age were more noticeable than ever — the constant flow of infield dribblers ...
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