ESPN's "Sports Nation" took a moment to reminisce about all the famous beauties Jeter has romanced throughout the years.
In a concise graphic, aptly titled "Derek Jeter's Dating Diamond," the show positioned the names of some of the athlete's better known loves on a baseball field.
Next up, we’re moving a short distance to shortstop, which should have been the most scrutinized position on this list.
Now, if we were ranking these women, I’d probably have Scarlett Johansson in my Top 3, because nobody beats Minka Kelly in my book and Adriana Lima could order me to rob Fort Knox and I’d ask, “What time do you need the gold by? She wouldn’t be able to chase down the most mediocre groundballs to the left side, let alone screaming liners to the hole (teehee! With her legs and ample, um, you know, she should be behind the plate.
Jeter’s ceremony, during which his number 2 jersey was retired, happened just before the Yankees took on the Houston Astros at Yankee Stadium, just a few miles uptown and across the Harlem River.
Asked by CNBC's Bob Pisini about the “back-and-forth between you two,” Jeter chided him for “bringing up stories from about 20 years ago.” All it took was one Mothers Day dinner, though, to make the stories brand-new all over again.
In 2001, baseball star Alex Rodriguez had to quickly familiarize himself with a game other than his professional sport: the skillful art of walking back his words.You never say, ‘Don't let Derek beat us.’ He’s never your concern,” he said.The comment raised eyebrows, though Rodriguez later clarified that he meant nothing negative, and Jeter claimed to brush off the comments, too.For starters, let’s all address the top-heavy defensive liability in left field. Louis Cardinals fan, I’m widely regarded as more intelligent and classier than other baseball fans, but I also have to hold my breath too many times in a season watching Matt Holliday bumble around left field.That’s what we’d get from Carey, so I’m moving her to DH.He was a journeyman, traveling from team to team, a man bursting with potential, full of love to give and yet never staying long enough to fully give it.We take a look back: It all began with the then Queen of the music world, Mariah Carey. He was the handsome, rising star of the goddamned New York Yankees—a shortstop, no less!Retirement of a long-time player is a bittersweet thing: bitter because you have to say goodbye to someone you've watched grow from a young, uncertain caterpillar into a beautiful butterfly; sweet because you get to re-live all the moments along the way.Though, for Derek Jeter, who will reportedly marry men's T-Shirt model Hannah Davis, a look back at his career in love is like a topographical map of the Rockies, all mountains and valleys, fraught with equal parts joy and anxiety, infatuation and heartbreak.Almost as soon as Derek Jeter’s Facebook page broke the news that 2014 would be the iconic New York Yankees shortstop’s last season, people started talking about all of the famous, attractive girls that he’s dated over the years.That’s because no athlete has done it better than Jeter, as he has managed to keep his relationships surprisingly private despite the fact that he was always dating such famous women that mere mortal men would have cut off limbs just to talk to.