Derek jeter handled his yankees number retirement ceremony the same way he handled his distinguished 20-year career—like a total pro he joked around with his family as a six-minute tribute video played for a packed house at yankee stadium, then handled a swift on-field ceremony like a round of. New york -- the last words of derek jeter's brief, off-the-cuff speech may have been his most fitting, following offers of gratitude to teammates manfred was also present, and numerous members of the jeter's leaders from the turn 2 foundation spilled out of the center-field gate to watch a video tribute. 2 retired by the new york yankees in a pregame ceremony sunday night, a thankful derek jeter said he would not want to be anybody else 2 is retired by the yankees, we relive the sights and sounds of nine iconic plays -- and one historic yankee stadium speech -- that helped cement the captain's. Derek jeter hugs michael jordan on the field at yankee stadium during a surprise appearance by baskeball legend himself to pay tribute to 'derek jeter day' for the captain #2. Former new york yankees shortstop derek jeter poses with his wife hannah in front of his retired jersey number during a ceremony before the game against the houston astros at yankee the yankees showed a lengthy video tribute on the scoreboard before introducing various guests on the field. New york yankees derek jeter gives a speech at his retirement ceremony at yankee stadium on september 7, 2014. New york, i want to tell you a story derek jeter pens a letter to new york after 20 years in pinstripes ------------------------------------ welcome to the players' tribune, a new media platform that presents the voices of professional athletes, bringing fans closer to the games they love than ever before founded.
I'm fortunate to be in a situation where i've decided this is going to be my last year,'' derek jeter said with gehrig, it goes beyond what any other player experienced because of his health'' jeter has watched gehrig's speech many times i can't imagine what that would be like,'' he said i don't know how. Derek jeter retirement ceremony speech yankee stadium 9/7/14 mybabiesnme23 loading unsubscribe from mybabiesnme23 cancel unsubscribe working subscribesubscribedunsubscribe 6 loading loading working add to. New york — derek jeter held a microphone and spoke without notes to the crowd that filled sold-out yankee stadium his no 2, the last of the single digit pinstripes, had been retired and a plaque in his honor dedicated that will be placed in monument park alongside tributes to ruth, gehrig, dimaggio. From the moment derek jeter played his final career game at yankee stadium, delivering yet another clutch hit to propel the pinstripes to victory, it was a foregone before jeter even stepped onto the field, the crowd started the derek derek jeter delivers his speech to the yankee stadium crowd.
The yankees had already paid jeter a fitting tribute, twice erasing two-run deficits to the astros the first of those had vanished thanks to a two-run homer off the bat of starlin castro in the fourth inning, and it was perfect: an inside-out swing, a twisting line drive toward the wb mason, sony square and. That's gotta feel good subscribe ▻▻ for the latest in sports - check out our site: like us on facebook. The legendary yankees shortstop says it is a “gift” to be part of the sports community.
Derek jeter's heart felt speech that he made after the yankee's retired his number 2 and added him to monument park. That is likely because a commemorative speech is one of tribute, and often remembrance, such as a eulogy or when a speaker recalls an anniversary or a milestone watch the following clip of derek jeter's 2008 speech saying farewell to yankee stadium, built in 1923, before the new york yankees moved to the new. There may be another player who comes along like derek jeter, but there will never be another number 2 not in yankee stadium, anyways the ceremony capped off a week of jeter tributes as many tried to figure out what the shortstop's defining play was, or where his career ranks among other yankee. Product description size: 8 x 10 inch | color: final yankee moment yankee stadium game used dirt plaque known to be one of the most prolific baseball figures in history and one of the best clutch performers to wear the pinstripes derek jeter, the captain, is well respected and beloved by many throughout baseball.
Text of derek jeter's speech sunday at derek jeter night at yankee stadium, where his no 2 was retired by the yankees and a plaque was dedicated in his hono. Very special night at the stadium. Sunday night was all about derek jeter in new york the yankees showed a lengthy video tribute on the scoreboard before introducing various guests on the field here are the ceremony concluded with a speech from jeter, which he started by saying happy mother's day to all the moms out there.