By: Griffin Fioretti
As a child Derek Jeter was a phenomenal baseball player. He switched between baseball and basketball as a child and had a great passion for both sports.
Derek Jeter as a child was a different kid from all the others. He was always into sports and knew a lot about basketball and baseball. He made friends by playing his sports, not really in school.
After his freshmen year of the basketball team, he join the Junior baseball team, and his average was a .557. After playing through his senior year, he batted a .508 average and got a baseball scholarship
Derek Jeter is now 41 years old and will be soon drafter into the hall of fame in July 2020.