Saturday, January 10, 2015

ESPN's Hall of 100 Ranks Derek Jeter All-Time

For much of the 20 season career of Derek Jeter many around the league thought of the Yankees shortstop as one of the best of our generation and definitely in the conversation among the greatest of all-time. ESPN worked on a list of the Top 100 players in Major League history and Jeter's name appeared on the list in the #31 position making him the 31st best player in Major League history.

Jeter won five World Series titles in his career and made the postseason 18 times, seven times making the World Series, while being named to 14 All-Star games. Jeter also won five Gold Glove Awards and was named the 1996 American League Rookie of the Year. For the entire list CLICK HERE but I will detail some of the Yankees on the list below as an excerpt, enjoy.

1.Babe Ruth
7. Roger Clemens
9. Mickey Mantle
11. Lou Gehrig
14. Rickey Henderson
19. Joe DiMiaggio
21. Randy Johnson
23. Alex Rodriguez
31. Derek Jeter
52. Mariano Rivera
56. Wade Boggs
57. Reggie Jackson
58. Yogi Berra
96. Tim Raines
100. Phil Niekro

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