About Derek Jeter
The Derek Jeter Jersey is arguably the most coveted piece of Yankee Memorabilia a Yankee Fan can own. Every true NY Yankees fan owns a Derek Jeter Jersey. GrandSlamNewYork.com offers a wide variety of Jeter Jerseys, so even if you have one already, there is always room for another. Our most popular Jeter Jersey is Pinstripe Name and Number Jeter Jersey. This Jersey comes in all sizes from Infant through Adults. We also carry Derek Jeter Away Jersey, Derek Jeter Batting Practice Jersey, Derek Jeter Youth Jersey and the new Navy Derek Jeter Jersey. All our Yankee Jerseys are made by Majestic and feature high quality stitching and craftsmanship so that you will be able to enjoy your jersey purchase for years.
Of all the player jerseys from the New York Yankees, Derek Jeter jerseys showcase a truly marvelous player. Jeter, a captain of the team, is one of the longest running players with the team and one of their greatest successes. To understand more about the significance of the jersey, it is helpful to know more about Derek Jeter the player. Born in Pequannock Township, New Jersey, Jeter has always been a baseball player.
Although he grew up in Michigan, his grandmother was a rabid Yankees fan and ensured that Derek Jeter jerseys would be Yankee stripes. His high school playing years were impressive, and he won many awards as well as induction into his high school's Hall of Fame. Although he earned a baseball scholarship, Jeter opted to go pro straight out of high school. Jeter was selected by the New York Yankees as the 6th overall pick in the 1992 draft, and has spent his entire career with the team. He started on the minor league squad, where he was a dominant force before transitioning to the Major League Yankees team. After joining the team in 1996, and winning the Rookie of the Year award, Jeter finally brought a World Series ring to the Bronx. Since then the name Derek Jeter has been synonymous with winning, making the Derek Jeter Jersey a must have for all Yankee fans young and old. Jeter went on to be named captain of the greatest team in sports history, and became the first player to ever win an All-Star Game MVP and World Series MVP in the same year.
Since that time, Jeter has gone on to many more career successes, overcoming shoulder injuries and setbacks to remain a powerful player. In late 2007, he was named the official 'Face of the Yankees' as a result of staff and van votes on ESPN.com. Derek Jeter jerseys skyrocketed in value as a result and remain in very high demand. Order yours today as Jeter chaces his 3000'th Hit, another chalk up on his accolades. So what better souvenir for a New York fan than a jersey from the captain of the team and Face of the Yankees?
If you have come to the city looking for souvenirs to take back to the folks at home, you will want something that means New York. You'll want something iconic that will be instantly recognizable as a New York souvenir. Derek Jeter jerseys provide that instant recognition and are sure to be popular gifts for your family and friends. Derek Jeter jerseys are wearable or collectable pieces that are easily transported home or shipped right to your doorstep. Like all other pieces of New York Yankees apparel, the distinctive logo and color patterns will make the items immediately prove your NY Yankees fanaticism. Seen in music videos, on celebrities out and about, and on Yankees fans everywhere, jerseys are a great way to show your love for the city and for the team.