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  • Jeter fittingly goes out a winner in final game

    In one of several thoughtful moments over the past several days, Derek Jeter reflected on his storied career and noted that though he shared the field with many athletes who possessed more talent, he believes that no one ever gave more of an effort. With that in mind, Jeter's season-long goodbye ended in fitting fashion on Sunday afternoon, running hard down the first-base line to notch the 3,465th hit of his career. He signaled for a pinch-runner and waved his batting helmet as he left the field, exiting a game that the Yankees went on to win, 9-5.

  • Final act: Jeter collects RBI single, then exits

    It ended on a high chopper to the left side of the infield, and Derek Jeter ran hard down the first-base line, just as he has done countless times before. He reached safely, without a throw, and then motioned to the dugout that it was time to go. The Yankees' captain legged out an RBI infield single in his final at-bat on Sunday afternoon in the third inning. Jeter completes his career with 3,465 hits, sixth all time, and with a lifetime batting average of .310.

  • Bloom: Jeter's career ends with love, emotion

    The fans at Fenway Park were still chanting Derek Jeter's name throughout the ninth inning on Sunday, which tells you all you need to know. He was hours gone from his final game, and by and large they were Red Sox fans, but the love was universal.

  • Justice: Jeter's legacy will endure forever

    Derek Jeter said goodbye the way we always figured he might. That is, he did his job. Isn't that the thing that defined him for 20 seasons? When he takes a deep breath and reflects on all of it, he's sure to look back and take pride in always being part of a great whole, a team.

  • Red Sox toast Jeter with splendid ceremony

    On the last afternoon of his big league career, Derek Jeter received one more sendoff from the Red Sox and several fellow captains of the Boston sports scene, paying their "RE2PECT" prior to the last game of the regular season.

  • Core Four part of Jeter's storybook night

    Seconds after Derek Jeter won his final home game with a walk-off single, family, friends and former teammates were waiting on the field to congratulate the retiring legend.

  • Bloom: Jeter's place among Yankees greats secure

    With the curtain having fallen on Derek Jeter's career -- at least at Yankee Stadium on Thursday night -- there's not much dispute about where he stands on the list of all-time Yankee great position players: Pretty darned high.

  • MLB players react to Jeter's walk-off single

    Derek Jeter's Yankee Stadium career came to an end Thursday night with a walk-off, 6-5 win over the Orioles, the game-winning hit coming courtesy of Jeter himself, leaving in awe not only those in attendance but also those watching on TVs in clubhouses and living rooms across the country. Here's a sampling of some of the reactions from players and managers around the Majors -- from rivals to former teammates to folks who don't know him well but have watched from afar.

  • Captain Clutch! Jeter hits walk-off in NYC exit

    After choking back tears for nine innings on his last night wearing pinstripes, Derek Jeter stamped an exclamation point on the end of his New York career, slashing an opposite-field walk-off single in the ninth that lifted the Yankees to a 6-5 victory over the Orioles on Thursday at Yankee Stadium.

  • Final home game is Jeter's last at shortstop

    Derek Jeter wanted to leave something special about his final game at Yankee Stadium, so even though he decided he will play at some point in Boston, Thursday was his final game at shortstop.

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