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Derek Jeter's DL Diary

Our exclusive peek into the sidelined shortstop's journal

Updated: July 5, 2011, 10:43 AM ET
By Mark Lisanti

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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