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Derek Jeter: ESPN NY Person of 2011

Updated: December 30, 2011, 8:44 PM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

New York sports fans can't get enough of Derek Jeter.

So it came as no surprise that the Yankees shortstop -- better known in 2011 as "Mr. 3,000" -- won the voting to capture ESPN New York's Person of the Year honors.

Jeter's teammate Mariano Rivera, who became baseball's all-time saves leader, finished second. Giants quarterback Eli Manning, Knicks power forward Amare Stoudemire and former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand, who has served as an inspiration ...

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