The Yankees beat the Rangers in the 1996, 1998 and 1999 Division Series, winning nine of 10 games. The Core Four were in the dugout for each of those series.

Derek Jeter William Perlman/THE STAR-LEDGER via US PRESSWIRE



WT: 195 lbs. HT: 6-3
BATS: Right THROWS: Right
BORN: June 26, 1974
BIRTH PLACE: Pequannock, NJ

The Yankees captain responded to all of the critics who thought he was finished with a good year that had him boost all of his numbers from last season. ...While home runs and RBIs slipped this year, it's mostly because of the time he spent on the disabled list....After making this a milestone season for him as he secured his 3,000th hit in July. ... Will now look to win his sixth World Series title. ... He hit .250 in the playoffs last season and his a career .309 hitter in the playoffs.