By the time he stepped away from baseball in 2014 after a historic 20-year career with the New York Yankees, Derek Jeter had established himself as one of the most respected men to ever have played the game. His reputation is that of an unmatched leader both on and off the field, his name synonymous with hard work, dedication and class. Jeter is a five-time World Series Champion and joined baseball's exclusive 3,000-hit club on July 9, 2011. He has received numerous accolades in recognition of both his on-field skill and his commitment to community service, including: World Series MVP (2000); 13-time MLB All-Star; five-time Gold Glove award; five-time Silver Slugger award; AL rookie of the Year (1996).
Elected to the Hall of Fame in 2020