On Sunday, the team honored shortstop and longtime captain Derek Jeter who retired after 20-years and five World Series rings.
The Yankee stadium serenaded Jeter with cheers and Frank Sinatra's "My Way" as he walked onto the field with his wife Hannah Davis, who is now pregnant with their first child. "The reason why I say that is because I got a chance to play for a first-class organization and in front of the greatest fans in the history of sports". The star-studded ceremony included a plaque unveiling with Jeter aka "The Captain"...
'When you play here in NY for 20 years, I learned that the time flies, memories fade, but the family is forever. "I want to thank my family for their love, support, honesty and more importantly their presence at everything I did both on and off the field". Now with his No. 2 jersey retired, all single digit numbers have been retired by the Yankees.
Before Jeter threw the first pitch against the Houston Astros, he took a few moments to address the crowd during the dedication ceremony in honor of his almost-two-decade career with the legendary franchise (he retired in 2014).
He was also a 14-time All-Star, won five Gold Gloves, was named the World Series MVP in 2000 and AL Rookie of the Year in 2016.