His name is Geoff Blankenship and he was 3 years old when Derek Jeter started his career, and he drove all through the night from Morgantown, W. Va., to be here for the end of it.
There was no fairy-tale ending like Ted Williams' last at-bat at Fenway Park, and no choreographed coronation like Derek Jeter's final season with the Yankees.
If Re2pect has become the best and simplest way to define Derek Jeter’s legacy as he walks away from the game, then perhaps it was only fitting that he take his final bow at Fenway Park.
At precisely 10:50 Sunday morning, Derek Jeter, wearing a dark blue suit, light blue shirt and a purple tie, entered the compact visitors’ clubhouse at Fenway Park for what was to be the final day of his baseball life.
Derek Jeter ended his career in a game at Fenway Park, where the Red Sox honored the shortstop with a pregame ceremony.
The final word on the stellar career of Derek Jeter came at Fenway Park on Sunday where baseball's fiercest rivalry turned into a love-in with the Boston Red Sox bidding the New York Yankees captain a fond farewell.
Derek Jeter waves goodbye one last time as he leaves the field at Fenway Park after his last career game on Sunday (September 28) in Boston, Mass. The 40-year-old now-retired athlete helped the New York Yankees win over the Boston Red Sox 9-5 that day. Despite being rivals, the Sox presented Jeter with a “Re2pect” [...]
I'm impressed to see the Red Sox give Derek Jeter a warm tribute and a standing ovation in his final game. I am blown away they let Bernie Williams serenade the crowd during the 7th inning stretch: Never opened his eyes, either. Remember this when David Ortiz plays his final game at Yankee Stadium and Bronson Arroyo shreds the national anthem. It's only fair.
Derek Jeter has ended his 20-year career with a strange sight — a stadium full of rival Boston Red Sox fans chanting his name. Playing in the final game of the season against the Red Sox in Fenway Park, Jeter entered to a standing ovation from players on both teams. Show More Summary
Derek Jeter took his final at-bat in the third inning at Fenway Park today. He hit an RBI infield single before being subbed out for Brian McCann. Never again will Jeter have to play one of those 10-hour Yankees-Red Sox games. Read more...
Good bye, Captain.
The New York Yankees-Boston Red Sox rivalry was extremely intense for much of Derek Jeter's career, but the Red Sox put the hostility aside this weekend to pay respect to the Yankees captain. The Red Sox honored Jeter with a pregame ceremony before the final game of the Yankees shortstop's career on Sunday, which was fittingly at Fenway Park. Show More Summary
Fenway Park, never a friendly environment for Derek Jeter, paid the retiring Yankee a lovely tribute in his last game ever: Fenway Park scoreboard tribute to Derek Jeter. Awesome. #FarewellCaptain pic.twitter.com/XPioaeNCYC — Pinstripe Alley (@pinstripealley) September 28, 2014 I didn't even know the Fenway scoreboard could do letters!
Derek Jeter is listed as the designated hitter and batting second for the New York Yankees when they play the Boston Red Sox in the final game of his 20-year career.
This is it, you guys. The day has finally come. It's time to bid Derek Jeter his final farewell. After the longtime New York Yankees shortstop plays one last game Sunday against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park, he'll start making his...Show More Summary
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter's final career games will wrap up in Boston's Fenway Park, and so far Red Sox Nation has shown nothing but class toward the Captain. In his second-to-last game, the Boston crowd gave Jeter a standing ovation on his way to the plate for his first at-bat. [MLB] Read more MLB news on BleacherReport.com
Derek Jeter's final series as a member of the New York Yankees could end with a whimper. The soon-to-be retired star was taken out in the fifth inning of Saturday's game against Boston at Fenway Park for undisclosed reasons. According...Show More Summary
In the early 1990s, when entrepreneurs challenged the monopoly held by vendors inside Fenway Park by selling their own programs on the sidewalks surrounding it, Harry M. Stevens, Inc. responded by sending their own salesmen into the streets to compete. Show More Summary
Next baseball season, make sure to attend a Red Sox game at Fenway Park, dressed in a Yankees jersey, and shout as loud as you can about how much you love the Bronx Bombers. See what happens. If you live in Alabama, visit the next University...Show More Summary
Derek Jeter will play this weekend against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park, the final three games of his 20-year Hall-of-Fame career. But he won't play shortstop, the only position in the field the New York Yankees legend has everShow More Summary