Who Is Derek Jeter?

Who Is Derek Jeter?

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Overview

When Derek Jeter was eight years old, he announced that he was going to play baseball for the New York Yankees. Jeter earned the attention of major league scouts in high school and was drafted to the New York Yankees in 1992. Named Rookie of the Year, he helped the Yankees win the World Series five times, and became team captain in 2003. With his good looks, easygoing personality, and sense of humor, Derek has always been a fan favorite. Retiring from baseball in 2014, Derek Jeter leaves behind a legacy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780448486970
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 08/18/2015
Series: Penguin Who Was...Series
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 49,918
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 5.30(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 640L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Gail Herman has written several biographies for young readers, including Who Is Wayne Gretzky?, Who Was Davy Crockett? and Who Was Jackie Robinson?

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Who Is Derek Jeter? 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Yh
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
No he wasnt. We miss you derek! (Not the other guy)