Derek Jeter’s Top 10 Moments


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Derek Jeter's Top 10 Moments

Several years after his death, the voice of legendary Yankees local announcer Bob Sheppard – the Voice of God, as it is known in the Bronx – could still be heard at Yankee Stadium, a recorded performance that was played multiple times. each local game:

“Now he’s hitting for the Yankees … No. 2 … Derek … Jeter … No. 2.”

For two decades, those words preceded a host of many iconic moments on the plate. Jeter won five career World Series rings, one that will almost certainly place him in the Hall of Fame, landed 3,465 lifetime hits and on Sunday – on Mother’s Day in the US – his number will be retired by the Yankees. from New York.

And while those titles and stats are impressive, it’s those iconic moments – not just with his bat, but with his glove on the ground and even in front of a microphone – that tell us the full story of the Captain.

Here are 10 of those moments, along with the other voices – the radio and television narratives – that add an exclamation point to so many times Sheppard featured it.

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Jeffrey Maier’s home run

Yankees vs. Orioles Game 1 SCLA October 9, 1996

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The opening of the Subway Series

Yankees at Mets Game 4 World Series October 25, 2000

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The ‘flip’

Yankees at Athletics Game 3 SDLA October 13, 2001

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Mr. November’s home run

Yankees vs. Diamondbacks Game 4 World Series November 1, 2001

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The plunge

Yankees vs. Red Sox July 1, 2004

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Farewell to the Stadium

Yankees vs. Orioles Final game at the old Yankee Stadium September 21, 2008

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The Hit King of the Yankees

Yankees vs. Orioles September 11, 2009

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The fifth ring

Yankees vs. Phillies Game 6 World Series 4 November 2009

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The 3,000 hit

Yankees vs. Rays July 9, 2011

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The big end

Yankees vs. Orioles September 25, 2014


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