"I think he'd be a good one", the former Yankees pitdher said of Jeter owning a team.
"I got a chance to play for a first-class organization and in front of the greatest fans in the history of sports", he said. The Yankees also unveiled a plaque in the stadium's Monument Park.
Now 42, Jeter captained the Yankees during his final 12 seasons, capping a career that included five World Series titles, a.310 batting average and a New York-record 3,465 hits. 2 was retired in a pregame series and he will now join the likes of Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, Babe Ruth and Roger Maris in Yankees lore. "I'll be eternally grateful to be part of the Yankee family".
Jeter eventually addressed the crowd, thanking them for their support throughout his career.
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Former New York Yankee Derek Jeter waves to fans while standing with his wife Hannah Jeter during a ceremony to retire his number at Yankee Stadium in New York, Sunday, May 14, 2017.
Former teammates Mariano Rivera, Paul ONeill, Tino Martinez, David Cone and Hideki Matsui also were on hand. Rodriguez, who was celebrating Mother's Day in Miami with his family, tweeted a message to Jeter.
The New York Yankees have officially retired Derek Jeter's No. 2 jersey. Reggie Jackson was on the field in shirt sleeves. In addition, they sent the father-to-be out in style with numerous of gifts which includes an 4-karat white gold career milestone ring.
The Yankees announced the move Sunday. Following the Yankees' 11-6 victory in Game 1 of Sunday's doubleheader, attention quickly turned to Monument Park, and honoring a Yankee legend. "So, I'm excited, but at the same time I'm nervous".
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He rode to the infield in a golf cart as Frank Sinatra's version of "My Way" was played.
Everything happened so quickly, Jeter said.
Jeter grew up in Kalmazoo, Michigan, wanting to be a Yankee. Jeter was a No. 13 much of the time in the minor leagues.
As he rounded third base on Mother's Day, he pointed toward his mom Jackie in the stands. I've played baseball for 18 years, if you ever needed a big hit in a situation and especially in the postseason, those are hard at bats to come by and hard at bats under pressure, and Derek was the absolute best at handling those, like I'd never seen anyone handle them before. The 23-year-old third baseman, who made his big league debut last year, viewed the tribute from Houston's dugout.
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He called Jeter's celebration "perfect", adding, "He deserves it, man". Then-Yankees manager Buck Showalter is said to have behind the switch. "It's a moment I'll never forget".