Part 2 of ‘The Captain’ docuseries chronicles Deter Jeter’s meteoric rise to fame
Despite earning some playing time during the 1995 regular season, Jeter wasn’t on the active roster for the 1995 playoffs, and there was some concern among the Yankee brass that the former No. Jeter’s fortune changed when teammate Tony Fernandes broke his arm with a week left in spring training, forcing Jeter into the lineup. “I truly believe that if Tony didn’t break his arm, I would’ve been sent back down to AAA,” Jeter said. But for the first time, you’re hearing that you’re not be as good as you might think. “I didn’t talk about it, didn’t tell people about it, but I have a list in my head of people who doubted.mlive.com
Derek Jeter’s ‘The Captain’ documentary Part 1 sheds light on good, bad of Kalamazoo upbringing
KALAMAZOO, MI – Before he became a New York Yankees legend and first-ballot Major League Baseball Hall of Famer, Derek Jeter was a kid from Kalamazoo, whose eyes would light up at the start of every Little League season. Those Southwest Michigan roots explored in Part 1 of “The Captain,” a seven-episode documentary series on Jeter’s baseball career that debuted with Part 1 on Monday. The series begins with Jeter talking about the thrill of opening day, not as a member of the Yankees, but during his Little League days in Kalamazoo. “I remember going to opening day of Little League, and I loved opening day of Little League because you had the parade,” he said. “Even our Little League all-star teams – the dream was to go to the Little League World Series, and we never even won a game in the Little League all-stars.”Tabbed the nation’s No.mlive.com
Derek Jeter Breaks Silence on Rumor He Gives Swag Bags to One-Night Stands
Mike Coppola/GettyDerek Jeter was not only a consummate professional on the field, where he logged over 3,000 hits, 14 All-Star selections, five Gold Gloves, five World Series championship rings, and will go down as one of the greatest New York Yankees to have ever played the game, but away from the ballpark as well.Yes, the Yankee captain loved to party, but he had a knack for keeping his name away from tabloid headlines. “Anything I was doing, I was trying to hide it,” he says in The Captain,news.yahoo.com
Derek Jeter gets first job lead after leaving Marlins
Less than one day after stepping down as CEO of the Miami Marlins, former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter has a hot job lead. ESPN Films announced a multipart documentary about Jeter called “The Captain” that will air on the network and ESPN+ later this year. “Today I am announcing that the Miami Marlins and I are officially ending our relationship and I will no longer serve as CEO nor as a shareholder in the Club. That said, the vision for the future of the franchise is different than the one I signed up to lead. My family and I would like to thank our incredible staff, Marlins fans, Marlins players, and the greater Miami community for welcoming us with open arms and making us feel at home.mlive.com
Derek Jeter steps down as Miami Marlins’ CEO, shareholder
Derek Jeter and the Miami Marlins have parted ways. The Hall of Fame shortstop, who was raised in Kalamazoo, announced Monday that he will no longer serve as CEO or as a shareholder for the MLB club. Jeter has served as CEO since Bruce Sherman’s ownership group brought the Marlins from Jeffrey Loria in September 2017. “My family and I would like to thank our incredible staff, Marlins fans, Marlins players, and the greater Miami community for welcoming us with open arms and making us feel at home. The Marlins beat the Chicago Cubs in an NL Wild Card game before losing to the Atlanta Braves in the NLDS.mlive.com
Derek Jeter finally inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown (video)
Cooperstown, N.Y. — Derek Jeter was simply Derek Jeter on his special day — smooth as silk. Jeter was touched by the moment and acknowledged how different the ceremony seemed in the wake of the recent deaths of 10 Hall of Famers. “The Hall of Fame is special because of those who are in it. You drilled that in my head over and over and over and you led me to believe it,” Jeter said. I think we’re all pretty fortunate to have two amazing countries side by side.”Walker began his professional baseball career in Central New York with the Utica Blue Sox in 1985.mlive.com
Derek Jeter to receive Louisville Slugger’s 2021 Living Legend award
KALAMAZOO, MI – First-ballot Hall of Famer and New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter will add another accolade to his illustrious baseball career later this year, as the Kalamazoo native has been named Louisville Slugger’s 2021 Living Legend award winner. Created in 2007 by the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory, the Living Legend award honors players whose baseball career and life outside the game have taken on legendary qualities by virtue of their talents, achievements and conduct. “It’s an honor to be recognized by the great team at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory with this award,” Jeter said in a press release. Ticket packages for Jeter’s Living Legend ceremony at the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory in Louisville, Ken., start at $295, with some packages including a signed model of the P72 bat the shortstop used throughout his career, which has since been retired by Louisville Slugger. Other pieces of memorabilia included in different ticket packages include signed baseballs, jerseys and a photo opportunity with Jeter.mlive.com
Price dropped on Derek Jeter’s Upstate New York lakefront castle
The former New York Yankees shortstop and owner of the Miami Marlins has relisted his palatial Upstate New York home and has cut $2 million off the price tag. Derek Jeter's castle at 14 Lake Shore Road Greenwood Lake, NY.Wright Bros Real Estate Inc. | Provided photosLocated on Greenwood Lake, the home otherwise known as Tiedemann Castle, was built in 1915 and is said to have once been owned by ancestors of Jeter. Derek Jeter's castle at 14 Lake Shore Road Greenwood Lake, NY.Wright Bros Real Estate Inc. | Provided photosInside, the home has 12,590 square feet of living space which includes four kitchens, sun room, game room, home bar, elevator, and great room. Derek Jeter's castle at 14 Lake Shore Road Greenwood Lake, NY.Wright Bros Real Estate Inc. | Provided photosDerek Jeter's castle at 14 Lake Shore Road Greenwood Lake, NY.Wright Bros Real Estate Inc. | Provided photosDerek Jeter's castle at 14 Lake Shore Road Greenwood Lake, NY.Wright Bros Real Estate Inc. | Provided photosOutdoors is an infinity pool, extensive gardens, a lagoon, boat house, multiple balconies, guest house, and more. Derek Jeter's castle at 14 Lake Shore Road Greenwood Lake, NY.Wright Bros Real Estate Inc. | Provided photosAccording to MyTwinTiers.com, listing agent Diane Mitchell said the home was in disrepair when the Jeters bought it, but they have restored it beyond its original grandeur.mlive.com
Derek Jeter to be subject of multipart ESPN documentary series titled ‘The Captain’
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Derek Jeter is getting his own documentary series. The first ballot baseball Hall of Famer and one-time Kalamazoo resident will be the subject of a multi-part documentary series airing in 2022, ESPN Films announced Tuesday. 🚨 Derek Jeter documentary 🚨Coming in 2022 on @ESPN, “The Captain,” a 6-part doc on from the producers of The Last Dance and directed by @pamsson. The documentary series will use Jeter’s journey as a vessel to tell a larger cultural story that explores race, family, community, rivalries and more, according to ESPN Films. The series will premiere on ESPN and ESPN+.mlive.com
Derek Jeter’s New York ‘castle’ for sale at reduced price of $12 million
GREENWOOD LAKE, NY -- New York Yankees great Derek Jeter, a 1992 Kalamazoo Central High School graduate, has lowered the asking price on his family “castle” in New York. The castle-like resort home on Greenwood Lake in New York is now listed for sale at $12.75 million, according to a press release from Top Ten Real Estate Deals. The home of the MLB Hall of Famer was reduced in price by $2 million from the original asking price of $14.75 million in 2018, the release said. The estate actually features two castles — the master castle with a connected tower, and guest castle. The home’s listing agent is Diane Mitchell with Wright Real Estate in Nyack, New York.mlive.com
All-Stars, Iowa cornfield, Arenado return spice MLB schedule
With a good young rotation and a deep lineup, the Braves are looking for their first World Series title since 1995. While San Diego is much improved, World Series MVP Corey Seager and Los Angeles are well-positioned for a run at another championship. The last time the All-Stars descended on Atlanta, Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter had three hits and two RBIs in the AL's 6-3 victory at Turner Field in 2000. AdTHURSDAY, AUG. 12New York Yankees at Chicago White Sox: Major League Baseball comes to Iowa. SUNDAY, SEPT. 26Houston Astros at Oakland Athletics: The AL West rivals close out their season series with Oakland's home finale.
New Marlins GM Ng eager to finally see her team in action
(AP Photo/John Raoux, File)MIAMI – Three months into the job, Kim Ng will finally get to see her team. Miami Marlins pitchers and catchers hold their first workout Thursday at the team's spring training complex in Jupiter, Florida. And Ng, hired in November as the first female general manager in Major League Baseball, will be watching. She made offseason moves to improve the team as she was still learning about it. Young pitching is the Marlins' strength, both at the major league level and in the minors.
Hall of Fame results: Curt Schilling missed cut by 16 votes, wants off ballot
Derek Jeter and two other baseball stars will have the stage to themselves this summer in Cooperstown, N.Y.No player was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in this year’s cycle. Results of balloting from the Baseball Writers Association of America were released on Tuesday night. Jeter and Walker were elected by the baseball writers; Simmons and longtime union chief Marvin Miller were selected by the Hall’s Modern Era Committee. Pitcher Curt Schilling came close, getting 71.1 percent of the vote and falling just 16 votes shy of the 75-percent threshold required for election. “I’ll defer to the veterans committee and men whose opinions actually matter and who are in a position to actually judge a player,” Schilling wrote, according to USA Today.mlive.com
Baseball Hall gets no new members; Schilling 16 votes shy
Like many baseball writers, C. Trent Rosecrans viewed the Hall of Fame vote as a labor of love. Schilling, a right-handed ace who won three World Series titles, finished 16 votes short of the 75% threshold necessary for enshrinement. Schilling, Clemens and Bonds will be joined on next year's ballot by sluggers Alex Rodriguez and David Ortiz. Schilling wrote on Facebook that he would like the veterans committee to review his Hall case. “I’ll defer to the veterans committee and men whose opinions actually matter and who are in a position to actually judge a player,” Schilling wrote.
2021 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot: What happens if no one’s elected?
What happens if no one is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame this year? Jeter and Walker were elected by the baseball writers; Simmons and longtime union chief Marvin Miller were selected by the Hall’s Modern Era Committee. On the surface, the fact that Bonds and Clemens are hovering on the bubble might be seen as an encouraging sign. But Bonds, Clemens, Schilling and Sammy Sosa are all in their ninth seasons, which could make next year’s now-or-never vote a bit more interesting. This year, however, Jeter, Walker and Simmons will very likely have the stage to themselves in Cooperstown.mlive.com
Kim Ng ready to bear the torch as baseball's 1st female GM
MIAMI – The Miami Marlins' new general manager sat at home plate in the team's ballpark Monday, reflecting on all the times she struck out. She is believed to be the first female general manager in the four major North American professional sports leagues, and she's also being saluted as a pioneering Asian American, even overseas. She spent four years with the New York Yankees when their star shortstop was Derek Jeter, now the Marlins' CEO. By reaching out to her regarding the Miami job, she said, Jeter showed fearlessness. “That’s a big responsibility, but I take it on.”As baseball's first female general manager, she embraces the chance to be judged on wins and losses.
Breakthrough for women: Miami Marlins hire Kim Ng as GM
MIAMI – Kim Ng started her Major League Baseball career as an intern, and three decades later she's still on the rise while shattering ceilings. Ng became the majors' highest-ranking woman in baseball operations when she was hired Friday as general manager of the Miami Marlins. “After decades of determination, it is the honor of my career to lead the Miami Marlins,” Ng said in a statement. “We look forward to Kim bringing a wealth of knowledge and championship-level experience to the Miami Marlins,” Jeter said in a statement. “All of us at Major League Baseball are thrilled for Kim and the opportunity she has earned with the Marlins,” baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said in a statement.
Brown practices, excited for opportunity with Buccaneers
(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)TAMPA, Fla. – Antonio Brown says he’s grateful to be back in the NFL and reunited with Tom Brady. He brings out the best in people around him,” Brown, wearing a Brady TB12 hat during a video conference call, added. The receiver said those relationships will help him make the most of his opportunity with the Bucs. He also thanked Brady for steering him to motivational speaker and life coach Tony Robbins, who worked with Brown on anger issues. “I had good trainers, good people around me in my corner who kept me encouraged, that kept me motivated,” the receiver said.
Cash's bullpen blunder joins Little, others in playoff lore
Aaron Boone hit a game-ending leadoff homer in the 11th, sending New York to the World Series. 2015 WORLD SERIES GAME 5Matt Harvey and the New York Mets held a 2-0 lead, needing a win to send the Series back to Kansas City. 2016 WORLD SERIES GAME 7The Chicago Cubs led the Cleveland Indians 5-1 heading into the bottom of the fifth. 2019 WORLD SERIES GAME 7Too bad for Houston fans, the last time they saw Gerrit Cole throw, it was in the bullpen rather than on the mound. “I wasn’t going to pitch him unless we were going to win the World Series and have a lead,” Hinch said.
Kershaw stops steal of home, hands Dodgers 3-2 Series lead
With a 175-76 regular-season record, five ERA titles and an MVP, Kershaw ranks alongside Dodgers greats Sandy Koufax, Fernando Valenzuela and Orel Hershiser. Kershaw also set a career postseason record with 207 strikeouts, two more than Justin Verlander’s previous mark. Glasnow allowed four runs and six hits in five innings, leaving him 0-2 with a 9.64 ERA in the Series. He tied a Series record with two wild pitches in the inning and set the mark with three in the game. He became the record ninth Dodgers player to homer in the postseason, one more than the 1989 Oakland Athletics of Bash Brothers fame.
Marlins, Jeter part with exec Michael Hill after 19 seasons
FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, file photo, Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter, left, and Michael Hill, President of Baseball Operations, watch batting practice before the start of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, in Miami. Marlins executive Michael Hill's 19-season tenure with the franchise has ended. Hill was president of baseball operations for the past six years and provided continuity after a 2017 change in ownership, but he will not be back next year, CEO Derek Jeter said Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)MIAMI – Miami Marlins executive Michael Hill's 19-season tenure with the franchise has ended. Hill was general manager for six seasons before becoming president of baseball operations, and he retained that title even as Jeter overhauled the organizational structure.
Arozarena, Rays top Astros 4-2 in Game 7, reach World Series
Arozarena homered again, 36-year-old Charlie Morton was brilliant against his former team and the Rays silenced the Houston Astros 4-2 to reach the World Series for just the second time. The Rays will face either the Los Angeles Dodgers or Atlanta Braves in the World Series in Arlington, Texas, starting Tuesday night. Tampa Bay’s only other World Series appearance was in 2008, when it lost to the Philadelphia Phillies in five games. Under new manager Dusty Baker, the Astros were trying to reach the World Series for the third time in four seasons. “Cash made the right move again — shocker,” kidded ace Tyler Glasnow, now lined up to start the World Series opener.
Correa hits walkoff homer to keep Astros alive in ALCS
The Astros defeated the Rays 4-3 and the Rays lead the series 3-2 games. The Astros forced Game 6 on Friday, a rematch of the first game started by left-handers Blake Snell of Tampa Bay and Valdéz. Otherwise, big league clubs leading 3-0 in a best-of-seven postseason series are 37-1. Correa also hit a walkoff homer in Game 2 of the 2017 ALCS off Aroldis Chapman of the New York Yankees. Houston became the first team with a leadoff and walk-off home run in a postseason game.
Wright, d'Arnaud lead Braves to sweep Marlins, reach NLCS
Atlanta Braves players celebrate after defeating the Miami Marlins in Game 3 of a baseball National League Division Series, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, in Houston. And even those future Hall of Famers didn't throw the way these Braves have this postseason. Wright (1-0) was sharp despite not pitching since Sept. 25, allowing three hits and walking two with a career-high seven strikeouts. Atlanta became the second team in history to throw four shutouts in the first five playoff games, joining the 1905 New York Giants behind Hall of Famers Christy Mathewson and Joe McGinnity. D’Arnaud knocked a double off the bullpen in right-center to send two home and extend the lead to 3-0.
Marlins clinch 1st playoff berth since 2003, beat Yanks 4-3
It really goes back to the players believing,” Mattingly said Friday night after a 4-3, 10-inning win over the New York Yankees. “I can’t contain the tears, because it’s a lot of grind, a lot of passion,” shortstop Miguel Rojas said. “I don’t like any time somebody celebrates on our field or if we’re at somebody else’s place and they celebrate on their field,” Yankees star Aaron Judge said. Garrett Cooper, traded to the Marlins by the Yankees after the 2017 season, hit a three-run homer in the first inning off J.A. UP NEXTRHP Deivi García (2-2, 4.88) starts Saturday for the Yankees and LHP Trevor Rogers (1-2, 6.84) for the Marlins.
Mattingly's Marlins could clinch berth at Yankee Stadium
Now Mattingly is enjoying perhaps his best year as a manager, and his surprising Miami Marlins could be playoff-bound for the first time since 2003. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)MIAMI – Don Mattingly returns this weekend to Yankee Stadium, where his best years as a player always ended when the regular season did. But the Marlins still control their own destiny, and will head to New York for a three-game series hoping to clinch their first postseason berth since 2003. In Miami, Mattingly quickly embraced Jeter's rebuilding plan, which required short-term pain while a moribund farm system was fortified. He knows how hard it is.”It's so hard that even at Yankee Stadium, celebrating a playoff berth is something special.
Mark Newman, oversaw Yankees' prospects, dead at 71
NEW YORK – Mark Newman, a key front office executive for the New York Yankees during their run of five World Series titles from 1996 through 2009, was found dead Saturday at his home in Tampa, Florida. The Yankees said it was not clear whether he died Friday or Saturday. Newman was omnipresent for two decades at the Yankees’ minor league complex in Tampa, Florida, his portly frame easily recognizable from a distance. “He was very passionate about all the guys in the minor league system,” Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner said in a statement. “He would come to the Dominican Republic and watch me during tryouts,” Yankees catcher Gary Sánchez said in a statement.
Marlins' Jeter blames outbreak on 'false sense of security'
FILE - In this Thursday, July 16, 2020, file photo, a worker sprays the dugout rail to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, before the Miami Marlins' baseball practice at Marlins Park in Miami. Overtaken by a coronavirus outbreak, the team must scramble for roster replacements as they try salvage a season barely underway. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)MIAMI Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter blamed the team's coronavirus outbreak on a collective false sense of security that made players lax about social distancing and wearing masks. Following an MLB investigation, Jeter said, it's impossible to know where the first Marlins player became infected or how the virus reached their clubhouse. We have a lot of players who are asymptomatic, and we have players who are showing mild symptoms, Jeter said.
Batter Up! Baseball, soundtrack of summer, is back - sort of
The Los Angeles Dodgers play the Los Angeles Angels at sunset during the fifth inning of a preseason baseball game, Tuesday, July 21, 2020, in Los Angeles. Rather than keeping players and club personnel sealed in a bubble environment, baseball teams will fly around the country, raising more health concerns. Fans won't be permitted at Nationals Park or at Dodger Stadium when Los Angeles plays San Francisco - or at any field. Going to be 2020 coronavirus baseball, Yankees star pitcher Gerrit Cole said. Its that sound, its the summer sound.___AP Baseball Writers Ronald Blum and Janie McCauley and AP Sports Writers Howard Fendrich and Joe Reedy contributed to this report.
Marlins' Rojas says team is poised to make big progress
FILE - In this July 5, 2020, file photo, Miami Marlins shortstop Miguel Rojas fields a ball during a baseball workout at Marlins Park in Miami. Another change: Rojas believes the Marlins will be good. Another change: Rojas believes the Marlins will be good. But like the teams management and some outside observers, Rojas says the Marlins are poised for a big leap forward in Year 3 of Derek Jeters rebuilding program. Im really excited about the starting pitching, and our offense is way better than the last couple of years, Rojas said.
Angry ump: Garcia says he kept quiet to protect son-in-law
Ten years after Garcia was fired by Major League Baseball, he wants to set the record straight: He did not get fired for trying to evaluate his son-in-law, then a minor league umpire. Garcia stayed quiet for a decade, not wanting to cause any problems for son-in-law Vic Carapazza, among the top umps of the current group. A big league umpire from 1975-99 and a supervisor for nine years, Garcia was abruptly dismissed. Garcia said Solomon was upset over Garcias decision to terminate a minor league umpire, which Solomon denied. I wanted to clear his ability to be a big league umpire and not have people think he got there because of me, Garcia said.
Induction Ceremony Officially Canceled By Baseball Hall
The Hall of Fame announced Wednesday that it has canceled the July 26 induction ceremony because of the coronavirus pandemic. This will be the first year without an induction ceremony since 1960. Record attendance for an induction ceremony was set in 2007, exceeding 70,000 when Cal Ripken Jr. and the late Tony Gwynn were enshrined. Also to be honored during next years Hall induction weekend: 2020 Ford C. Frick Award winner Hawk Harrelson, 2020 J.G. Rogers Hornsby was elected in 1942, but there was no induction ceremony because of travel restrictions during World War II.detroit.cbslocal.com
Power Couple J-Lo, A-Rod Take Steps To Purchase NY Mets
A-Rod and Jennifer Lopez, who are engaged, have retained J.P. Morgan to represent them in raising capital for a possible bid for the New York Mets. A three-time AL MVP, Rodriguez retired in August 2016 with 698 home runs, a .295 average and 2,086 RBIs in 22 years. Jeter, the Yankees captain and shortstop, retired after the 2014 season and was elected to baseballs Hall of Fame in January. The Mets ownership is headed by Fred Wilpon, brother-in-law Saul Katz and Jeff Wilpons son Jeff, the teams chief operating officer. The sides announced the deals collapse on Feb. 6, and the Mets owners said they intended to find a new buyer.detroit.cbslocal.com
Derek Jeter, Larry Walker elected to the 2020 Baseball Hall of Fame
Yankees legend Derek Jeter was voted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame 2020 class on Tuesday, but fell one vote short of a unanimous selection. Larry Walker, who won a National League MVP award, and played for the Montreal Expos, Colorado Rockies and St. Louis Cardinals, was also voted into the Hall of Fame. He was named the 2000 World Series Most Valuable Player. "His only goal at the end of the year was to win a World Series. Evaluating his offensive performance gave some baseball writers difficulty because he spent 9 1/2 seasons hitting at home in the thin air of Denver's Coors Field.cnbc.com
Derek Jeter among 18 newcomers on Hall of Fame ballot
FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2019, file photo, Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter smiles as he speaks during a news conference in Miami. Derek Jeter is among 18 newcomers on the 2020 Hall of Fame ballot, announced Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, and is likely to be an overwhelming choice to join former New York Yankees teammate Mariano Rivera in Cooperstown after the reliever last year became the first unanimous pick by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)NEW YORK, NY Derek Jeter is among 18 newcomers on the 2020 Hall of Fame ballot. Other newcomers announced Monday by the BBWAA include Cliff Lee, Josh Beckett, Jason Giambi, Paul Konerko, Rafael Furcal, Bobby Abreu and Alfonso Soriano. Players remain on the ballot for up to 10 years, provided they receive at least 5 percent of the vote annually.
How a Promise These 3 Doctors Made in High School Is Helping Kids Today
As a teenager, Dr. Sampson Davis promised himself that he wouldn't get caught up heading down the wrong path, something he says wasn't easy to do. As the fifth of six kids, he grew up in one of New Jersey's poorest cities. Grew up, very challenging background, but I made a promise, a pact with two of my friends in high school of all places to become doctors, Davis told InsideEdition.com. Along with Dr. Rameck Hunt and Dr. George Jenkins, they followed that pact throughout college and medical school. "I know as I was going through the process, I was like, 'Man, I gotta be the only person I know going through this.
Derek Jeter's foundation donates $3.2M for Michigan ballfields
MIAMI, FL - OCTOBER 03: Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter speak with members of the media at Marlins Park on October 3, 2017 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)A charitable organization founded by former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is donating about $3.2 million to renovate a baseball and softball complex at his Michigan high school. The Kalamazoo Public Schools district announced the donation Thursday from the Turn 2 Foundation. Planned work includes new fields, seating and dugouts as well as synthetic turf. The Kalamazoo Gazette reports school officials say the project is scheduled to be completed in 2021.
Michigan Clinics To Help Residents Expunge Criminal Records
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Yankees "Core 4" reunite as Baseball Hall of Fame honors Mariano Rivera
For Mariano Rivera, it was the culmination of a storied career, dreams of being the next Pel long since forgotten. Rivera was the first player unanimously voted into the Hall by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. A two-time Cy Young Award winner, Halladay amassed a 203-105 record in a 16-year career with Toronto and Philadelphia. Mussina, who pitched for 18 major league seasons, posted a record of 270-153 and was a seven-time Gold Glove winner. The late Frank Robinson and Willie McCovey were honored with a moment of silence before Mussina was introduced to start the ceremony.cbsnews.com
James Brown: Off-camera, Muhammad Ali was "quiet, pensive"
After Muhammad Ali's death, many of sporting world's iconic athletes expressed their thoughts on the legendary boxer. Michael Jordan, Wayne Gretzky, Tiger Woods and Derek Jeter all said he was "The Greatest." CBS News special correspondent James Brown joins "CBS This Morning" from Washington to discuss why Ali transcended beyond the sports industry.cbsnews.com