Derek Jeter to be honored Sept. 7

Updated: July 18, 2014, 8:26 PM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees will honor Derek Jeter during a special pregame ceremony Sept. 7 at Yankee Stadium prior to that afternoon's game against the Kansas City Royals.

This date will be of special significance to ticket buyers and scalpers because it is a bit earlier than most speculated. In 2013, the Yankees celebrated Mariano Rivera during the Sunday of the final homestand. The Yankees have decided to hold Jeter's tribute two weeks earlier.

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