Discussion

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 ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

EDITORS' PICKS

  • Rangers Too Tough To Catch?
    The Rangers' play in taking a 2-1 series lead proves the Penguins -- and maybe any other team they face -- have little margin for error.

MORE MLB HEADLINES