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Derek Jeter: The next chapter

Originally Published: February 13, 2014
By Doug Glanville | ESPN.com

Derek Jeter had THE moment. The one that nips at every player's heels like a seven-pound dog as you age in the game. Then suddenly it jumps on your back and you realize it's a 125-pound beast that hasn't been fed in a long time. The visionary Jeter anticipated his ending and gave way to the practical understanding that despite all his competitive drive, he could do nothing to stop the ending. So he accepted it and worked proactively.

A player's career is a series of moments and snapshots ...

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