He was a star again at Tuesday night's MLB All-Star Game. It started with a standing ovation when he walked onto the field for his first at-bat and continued when he left the field to another standing O in the fourth inning with two hits.
Nevermind the fact that National League pitcher Adam Wainwright gifted Jeter with a big fat one right over the plate for a heart-warming double in that leadoff at-bat.
Here's what we came up with through some research"Age: 47 (48 on March 27, 1918) Hometown: Huntington, N. Known for: One of world’s most famous and successful singers won five Grammy Awards, 11 American Music Awards and 14 Billboard Music Awards.
When she dated Jeter: 1997-98 Other relationships: Married and divorced Casablanca Records co-owner Tommy Mottola (1993-98); Married and divorced rapper/actor Nick Cannon (2008-2016). 16, 20011 to pro tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi, who won the Australian Open mixed doubles in 2006.
The two, along with Nomar Garciaparra, were part of a new golden age of American League shortstops and were close throughout the ‘90s.
During a 1999 fight between the Yankees and Mariners, both Jeter and A-Rod drew criticism for staying out of the fray and chatting with one another. One former Yankee described the vibe between the two as “cordial enough,” when discussing the teammates, but added that Rodriguez has been trying to "prove himself as a good guy" in the years after taking a shot at Jeter in a 2001 Esquire magazine profile.
I know it sounds strange that I didn’t know he was a shortstop.
After all, Tuesday night marked the 14th All-Star appearance from a player with five World Series rings. As much a Jeter is known as one of the most respected and professional athletes in the world of sports, he is famously known for being private as well.
But there's one thing we've always known: Jeter scores big off the field, too.
In the Esquire piece, A-Rod said of Jeter “(He's) has never had to lead. He hits second — that's totally different than third or fourth in the lineup.
You go into New York, you wanna stop Bernie (Williams) and Paul (O’Neill).