If the Yankees don’t make the playoffs, there would only be approximately two months of Derek Jeter‘s season, of Derek Jeter’s career. There’s no doubt Derek Jeter is going to be in the Hall of Fame when he’s eligible to be inducted, but Jeter’s not thinking that far ahead just yet.
“I try not to,” Jeter said. “I really don’t. That’s something I’ll think about when my career is over. My career’s not over. I’m not even thinking about next month, let alone five years down the road.”
Jeter was unaware Tom Seaver said The Captain should receive the first unanimous vote in Hall of Fame history, but while Jeter appreciates the compliment, he’s still taking it one day at a time.
“Anytime you find out something like that from someone you respect, it’s good to hear,” Jeter said. “But I’ve always been pretty good at focusing on one day at a time, so for right now, I’m just happy that Mr. T. is getting his day.”
And if you were interested, and I know you were…Jeter hasn’t been to Cooperstown, New York since he was a little boy.
“I don’t remember much from it,” Jeter said. “I was a kid from Kalamazoo, Michigan. My dream was to play in the major leagues. That was the only thing I was thinking ..read more