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Reggie Jackson gave Captain a pep talk

Mr. October reminded a struggling Mr. November he has every reason to be confident

Updated: May 17, 2011, 7:54 PM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Mr. October thought Mr. November's confidence might be waning, as Derek Jeter continued to just crawl toward 3,000 with weak infield hit after weak infield hit.

Reggie Jackson studied Jeter and felt maybe he could help, so No. 44 pulled No. 2 to the side.

Jackson said he wanted to pay "homage" to Jeter's greatness, and remind the Captain of his past success as one of baseball's best players.

"A few weeks ago, I thought he needed to hear that," Jackson told ...

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