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Why Is Derek Jeter Still Batting At The Top of The Yankees Lineup?

New York Post – There are many ways to think about a lineup, but there is one inarguable concept when constructing a batting order: You want your best hitters to bat most frequently.

So why does Derek Jeter continue to hit in one of the top two spots in the order?

The short answer is because he is Derek Jeter. Continue Reading…

The author of this article is 100% correct, Derek Jeter bats at the top of the lineup because he is Derek Jeter. And so what, has this guy already forgotten who Derek Jeter is?

Now that's how the game is supposed to be played

Well, in case anyone forgot, Derek Jeter was Rookie Of The Year in 1996, 5 time World Series Champion in 1996, 98, 99, 2000 and 2009. Jeter also currently holds the all time hitting record for the Yankee’s, has been their team captain since 2003 and is the only player in the history of baseball to win the All-Star Game MVP and World Series MVP in the same season.

Not to mention he is one of the most clutch hitters in baseball history.

So just remember this picture the next time this guy or anybody else wants to question Derek Jeter’s lineup position or status.

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