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Jeter: Yanks can win with small ball

Confronted by Bombers' power shortage, Captain summons the spirit of '96

Updated: March 4, 2013, 4:53 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

TAMPA, Fla. -- Sometimes your first love is the one you never forget about, the one your mind keeps going back to when times are tough.

For Derek Jeter, three months shy of his 39th birthday, trying to rehab an ankle held together by pins and screws, and surrounded in his own clubhouse by a lot of unfamiliar faces, that love may be the first New York Yankees team he was ever a regular part of.

Those 1996 Yankees bore little resemblance to many of the Yankees teams that followed, the ...

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