Tag Archives: Derek Jeter

Jeter Street?

New York Yankees fans may soon be able to meet outside the Bronx stadium at the corner of Jeter Street and Rivera Avenue.  Cary Goodman, who runs the area’s business improvement district, is petitioning City Council to rename East 161st Street between Gerard and River avenues after Derek Jeter, the Yankees retired shortstop.  Read more here.

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Jeter Secures Win to Remove Marlins Home Run Sculpture

The Miami Marlins won county permission on Tuesday to move its home run sculpture out of Marlins Park to the plaza outside, giving Derek Jeter a key win in his efforts to erase the legacy of former owner Jeffrey Loria.  Read more here.

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Plan to Move Home-Run Sculpture to Miami’s Museum Park is Dead

The proposed plan to move the home-run sculpture Derek Jeter doesn’t want in Marlins Park to Miami’s Museum Park is dead.  But, that doesn’t mean the sculpture is safe from relocation.  Read more here.

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Marlins Park Legal Drama Begins Today

A Thursday morning hearing will serve as the opening act of a legal drama between Jeffrey Loria, former owner of the Miami Marlins, Derek Jeter, a current owner, and Miami-Dade County, longtime owner of the team’s ballpark.  Read more here.   Meanwhile, the drama over the home-run sculpture continues.  Read more here.

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Could Marlins’ Home Run Sculpture be Removed Under New Ownership?

Jeffrey Loria has reportedly agreed to sell the Miami Marlins to a group fronted by former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter.  With the smoke clearing, more information about the new group and its plans are surfacing, including the possibility that the mechanical home run sculpture in left-center field could be removed.  Read more here.


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Brown: Jorge Mas Will be Next Owner of Marlins

Forbes contributor and Bizball LLC owner (and AC/DC tribute band Shoot to Thrill member) Maury Brown argues that Jorge Mas, with less flash and more substance, will be the next owner of the Miami Marlins — not the Bush, Jeter or some other group.  Read more here.

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Derek Jeter Says Goodbye to Yankee Stadium in Dramatic Fashion

DJ 2With one out in the bottom of the ninth, Derek Jeter stroked the winning hit and ended his Yankee Stadium career the way he had ended so many games — with both arms raised in celebration.  The 6-5 win over the Baltimore Orioles was his 1,627th regular-season victory as a New York Yankee.  Read more here from the New York TimesWatch ESPN video here.

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