For Jeter, the hits keep on coming

A year after he seemed on his last legs, The Captain is keeping up with Pete Rose

Updated: August 5, 2012, 7:46 PM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- The man with the good sense to never consider trading Derek Jeter as a prospect even had his doubts.

Gene "Stick" Michael led the front office that nurtured Jeter in the minors. He saw Jeter's mental toughness allow him to go from 56 errors in A ball in 1993 to sprinting through the minors from Class A to Double-A to Triple-A in '94 to eventually become the captain of the New York Yankees.

Still, after he hit .270 for a year and a half, beginning in 2010, even Michael ...

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