Captain of the New York Yankees
As a kid
Jeter was born in Pequannock Township, New Jersey, on June 26, 1974. His mother, Dorothy, His father, Sanderson Charles Jeter. They met while serving in the Us Army in Germany. When Jeter was a child, his parents made him sign a contract every year that set acceptable and unacceptable forms of behavior. Dorothy instilled a positive attitude in her son, insisting that he not use the word "can't". Jeter's younger sister Sharlee was a softball star in high school, while his father played baseball at Fisk University in Tennessee as a shortstop.