Derek Jeter And Family  

Derek Sanderson Jeter is a Major League baseball player often known for his consistent stint with the New York Yankees. He was born on 26th June 1974, in Pequannock, New Jersey. He leads the New York Yankees and plays a significant role in their victory. It was strongly due to his excellence that Yankees won the World Series of 1996. He also won the Rookie of the Year Award in 1995. Derek was one of the important members of the winning team from 1998 to 2009. He is also one of the very few players to have won the All Star Game MVP Award and the World Series MVP Award in the same year. He has Silver Slugger, 5 Gold Glove awards and 11 All-Star awards.

His father, Dr. Sanderson Charles Jeter, was an abuse counselor and mother was of Irish/German origin. His father was also fond of shortstop at Fisk University. The Jeter family resided in New Jersey before shifting to Kalamazoo at the time when he was just four. He and his sister often spend their childhood at their grandparents place in New Jersey. It was then that they both became ardent fans of New York Yankees. The most famous player Dave Winfield was the real inspiration behind him playing baseball. At Kalamazoo Central High School he also played basketball and earned an All-State honorable appreciation. He was later inducted in the School’s Athletic Hall of Fame.

He had a relationship with the singer Mariah Carey from 1997-1998. Gossip columns also speak about his relationship with Miss Universe Lara Dutta, actress Vanessa Minillo and Jordana Brewster. In the year 2008 he was linked with Minka Kelly. He was also in a relationship with Jessica Biel from 2006 to 2007.

More Articles :

Derek Jeter And Family

 

 

    
 

Baseball Player :

Derek-Jeter-Biography      Derek Sanderson Jeter, born on June 26, 1974 in Pequannock, is a great MLB player, who plays for the New York Yankees. He was the team captain of the Yankees' since the year 2003. In the presence of Jeter in the Yankees, the team was always highlighted by Jeter’s hitting prowess. He played very important role in his team till the late 1990s. More..

 


 

 

 
   
Home  Actor •ActressArtistAthlete  •Billionaire   •Comedian  •Fictional Character  •Humanitarian  •LeaderMusicianPoliticianPoet Royalty Scientist  
Writer   •Miscellaneous  •Privacy  •Contact

Derek Jeter And Family )
Copyright © 2012  Rocketswag.com, All Rights Reserved.