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What's Derek Jeter worth to the Yanks?

Poised to make Bombers history, Captain's future financial impact remains to be seen

Updated: November 12, 2010, 9:31 AM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- In September 2009, flashes lit up a soaking wet Yankee Stadium when Derek Jeter poked a single to right for hit No. 2,722 of his career, passing Lou Gehrig on the franchise's all-time list.

Jeter's teammates spilled out of the dugout to first base to congratulate him. The gigantic video board in center flashed images of Babe Ruth and Gehrig, the men Jeter had passed as the Yankees' all-time hit king.

The crowd chanted, "Der-ek, Jet-er! Der-ek, Jet-er! Der-ek, ...

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