Famous retired baseball player Derek Jeter was born on 26 June 1974 in Pequannock Township, New Jersey, as Derek Sanderson Jeter. He is the son of Sanderson Charles Jeter and Dorothy Jeter. Dorothy, his mother was an accountant whereas his father worked as a drug-abuse counselor. His parents met in Germany while helping the USA army and thereafter they decided to get marry. Dorothy belongs to Irish, German and English ancestry while his father is an African-American. Derek Jeter adopted the name of his grandfather. He has one younger sister named Sharlee, a star of the softball in high school.
At 4, Jeter’s family moved to Kalamazoo, Michigan as father had to complete masters from Western Michigan. In summer vacations, he and his sister went to New York to visit his grandparents. There he also attended Yankee games.
Eventually, Jeter became a supporter of the team and he started dreaming of playing these games at a professional level. He took inspiration from Dave Winfield, a Yankee player.
Furthermore, Jeter went to Kalamazoo Central High School, Michigan, while studying there he was nominated for the basketball and baseball teams. In the starting years, he had a batting rate of 0.508, and then by the time he had a batting rate of 0.557 and in the following years, he had an average of 0.508. Later, the University of Michigan identified him and gave him a baseball scholarship to play for his University ‘Michigan Wolverines’.
After completing the education from high school, he was pursued to focus on his professional career, thus he joined the minor leagues. During the four years, he achieved massive progress such as from the single-A to the triple-A degree. As a result, he has won numerous titles and awards like Rookie of the year and World Series.
Without any doubt, he is one of the richest MLB shortstop. Even, now he is retired, but yet all of his fans want to know the schedule of Derek Jeter autograph signing in 2019, where they also meet and greet with their star player.
Derek Jeter Autograph Signing 2019:
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Derek Jeter Meet and Greet 2019:
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Derek Jeter Net Worth 2019:
It is estimated that Derek Jeter has a total net worth of $185 Million. He has massive houses in Greenwood Lake, Marlboro Township and at the Davis Island. Recently he has bought a luxurious penthouse in Trump World Tower. He is also enrolled in the list of highest and richest athletes in the history of sports.