Jeter would fit perfectly in center field

With the Yankees desperately in need of a center fielder, Derek Jeter would be the ideal player to fill the void.

Originally Published: November 30, 2005
By Bob Klapisch | Special to ESPN.com

The story came and went in a cyber-second, like some massive wave crashing onto the beach, full of sound and fury only to retreat without a sound. Derek Jeter or Alex Rodriguez to center field? A crazy, organization-rattling idea, for sure, except that Yankees manager Joe Torre made it disappear by claiming his comments to a Reuters reporter were taken out of context.

By the end of the news cycle everyone was convinced Jeter and A-Rod are staying put, and another day was crossed off the Yankees' ...

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