Here's the Derek Jeter Day roundup you've been looking for

The New York Yankees retired Derek Jeter’s No. 2 on Sunday night to cap off a week of tributes to the former captain in the Bronx.

The ceremony itself was peak Yankees, but that’s not the only place Jeter was celebrated on Sunday.

Across the baseball world, tributes to The Captain have been flowing out of clubhouses. Big League Stew will keep an eye on the best MLB has to offer on Jeter’s day throughout the night’s festivities in this very post.

Derek Jeter returns to Yankee Stadium on Sunday as New York retires his No. 2 jersey. (John Munson/The Star-Ledger via AP, Pool)
Derek Jeter returns to Yankee Stadium on Sunday as New York retires his No. 2 jersey. (John Munson/The Star-Ledger via AP, Pool)

Current Yankees share their Jeter stories (NY Post).

If the Yanks Retired Every Number…(Sports on Earth).

Budweiser’s Jeter commercial will give you chills.

The BLS Crew searches for Jeter’s best moments.

Derek Jeter wrote a letter to New York, and Michael Jordan wrote a letter to Jeter.

What does Jeter regret from his playing days?

Where in Monument Park will Jeter be honored? (NYT)

There are no single numbers left for Yankees to wear…except No. 0. (NYT)

I made my Major League Debut on Sept. 10, 2011 for the New York Yankees in Anaheim against the Angels. First batter I faced hit an infield pop up and Derek Jeter nestled under it and made the catch to end the inning. As I walked into the dugout and sat down, he came in and sat down right next to me, put the baseball in my glove and said "Welcome to the big leagues G. This is the same game you've played your whole life, just with a few more people in the stands. You deserve to be here so just keep doing everything that you have been to get here." Those words have always stuck with me and right then there was no one in the game I respected more than Derek Jeter. He took the time to say a few encouraging words to me when an icon in his position most definitely didn't have to. A lot has happened to me and my career since then, and I'm grateful for all of it; but that short moment is something I will always appreciate and will never forget. #ThanksCap #RE2PECT

A post shared by George Kontos (@g_kontos) on May 14, 2017 at 6:46pm PDT

Well, that’s one way to celebrate Jeter.

Chicago White Sox closer David Robertson, a former Yankee, on Jeter:


It used to be that great men died twice. With all the tributes and ceremonies Jeter has received over the past few years, he’s certainly exceeded that axiom.

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