Derek Jeter

Captain of the New York Yankees

Derek Jeter

Drafted by the New York Yankees in the 1st round (6th pick) of the 1992 amateur draft. He didnt go to college.

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.

Greatest Leader in Baseball History

Professional Career

He has won 7 MVP awards and the rookie of the year award. he has the record for most hits in a career also.

The Captian of the New York Yankees and The Best Leader in Baseball