Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Thursday, February 13, 2014

NYT: Sandomir: Let the Marketing of Derek Jeter’s Farewell Begin

The Derek Jeter farewell tour is coming, with the inevitable merchandising: caps and T-shirts with a Jeter-centric logo; dirt from his shortstop area packaged in vials; autographs; signed bases, balls, home plates and, well, almost anything else imaginable….The Yankees quietly kicked off the campaign within hours of Jeter’s retirement announcement. An email that hailed the coming season as his last offered this makeshift, Trekkian slogan: “Captain’s Final Voyage.”

Trekkian? or Whitmanesque?

at least he’s getting closer to Mahomes

Pasta-diving Jeter (jmac66) Posted: February 13, 2014 at 10:44 PM | 12 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: teh jetes

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: February 14, 2014 at 03:55 AM (#4656722)
Finally, Jeter's going to get the acclaim he deserves.
   2. Jim Wisinski Posted: February 14, 2014 at 06:41 AM (#4656729)
dirt from his shortstop area packaged in vials


They're going to run out pretty quick.
   3. Lassus Posted: February 14, 2014 at 09:22 AM (#4656750)
Primey.
   4. zonk Posted: February 14, 2014 at 09:44 AM (#4656757)
Well, in Jeterness, the Jeter of the Jeter is that we can Jeter about Jeter all Jeter long, but Jeter still Jeters Jeter.... You know? I mean, Jeter Christ, people.
   5. cercopithecus aethiops Posted: February 14, 2014 at 10:19 AM (#4656780)
Trekkian?


How about Trebekian? All tributes to Jeter must be phrased in the form of a question.
   6. The Id of SugarBear Blanks Posted: February 14, 2014 at 12:00 PM (#4656844)
I wanna Derek all over your Jeter ....
   7. villageidiom Posted: February 14, 2014 at 12:07 PM (#4656850)
at least he’s getting closer to Mahomes
Excellent.
   8. tfbg9 Posted: February 14, 2014 at 12:34 PM (#4656869)
"Daniel Nava was cut from his college team and made it to the major leagues with the Red Sox via a twisting road that included stops in junior college and an independent league.

Yet when he encountered Derek Jeter on the field for the first time in 2010, the Yankees captain knew the story and made it a point to congratulate Nava and him well.

Those are the kind of moments Red Sox players will remember about Jeter, who announced on Wednesday that he would retire at the end of the season.

“That means a lot when it's your first time,” Nava said on Thursday after the Red Sox went through an informal workout at JetBlue Park. “There were a lot of rookies [on the 2010 Red Sox] and they all said the same thing, that he treated them great. That says a lot about the type of guy he is.
"

By all accounts, Jeter is a polite, respectful, honorable sort of fellow.
   9. if nature called, ladodger34 would listen Posted: February 14, 2014 at 12:51 PM (#4656884)
Crappy defense aside, Jeter really has been a fantastic 'face of baseball' type. The biggest scandal he has had was the gift basket thing and that is just funny, funny stuff.
   10. Dale Sams Posted: February 14, 2014 at 03:13 PM (#4657013)
"It's Jeters all the way down!"
   11. Howie Menckel Posted: February 14, 2014 at 03:36 PM (#4657032)

http://www.steinersports.com/derek-jeter-2012-new-york-yankees-game-used-2-grey-away-jersey-worn-on-8262012.html

Derek Jeter 2012 New York Yankees Game-Used #2 Grey Away Jersey (Worn On 8/26/2012)

"Derek Jeter Game-Used Jersey-Authentic Away Jersey-MLB & Steiner Authenticated-This jersey was worn by Yankee Captain Derek Jeter during a game on August 26th, 2012. Jeter game-used items are extremely rare, and this would make the perfect centerpiece for any true Yankee fan's collection. Steiner Sports is the Official Memorabilia Partner of Derek Jeter and the New York Yankees. This jersey is guaranteed authentic by Steiner Sports, and includes accompanying tamper-proof MLB Holograms of Authenticity."

How could this be on sale for only $15,000? It's EXTREMELY RARE!

   12. Jeltzandini Posted: February 14, 2014 at 05:17 PM (#4657112)
The Yankees beat the Indians 4-2. Jeter was 0 for 5.

All Americans remember where they were when they heard.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Phil Birnbaum
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogAJC: Hart says ‘yes’ to Braves, will head baseball operations
(15 - 5:31am, Oct 24)
Last: Morty Causa

NewsblogWhat's Buster Posey's best trait as a catcher? Here's what his pitchers had to say - Giants Extra
(4 - 5:31am, Oct 24)
Last: You Know Nothing JT Snow (YR)

NewsblogGleeman: Royals may bench Norichika Aoki for Game 3
(21 - 3:00am, Oct 24)
Last: PreservedFish

Newsblog9 reasons Hunter Pence is the most interesting man in the World (Series) | For The Win
(8 - 2:52am, Oct 24)
Last: mex4173

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread - October 2014
(368 - 2:12am, Oct 24)
Last: RollingWave

NewsblogOT: Politics, October 2014: Sunshine, Baseball, and Etch A Sketch: How Politicians Use Analogies
(3402 - 1:51am, Oct 24)
Last: Swoboda is freedom

NewsblogKey question GMs have to weigh with top World Series free agents | New York Post
(28 - 12:50am, Oct 24)
Last: Dale Sams

NewsblogOT: NBC.news: Valve isn’t making one gaming console, but multiple ‘Steam machines’
(867 - 12:47am, Oct 24)
Last: Poster Nutbag

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 10-23-2014
(13 - 11:36pm, Oct 23)
Last: EddieA

NewsblogDealing or dueling – what’s a manager to do? | MGL on Baseball
(44 - 11:31pm, Oct 23)
Last: villageidiom

NewsblogRoyals are not the future of baseball | FOX Sports
(39 - 11:25pm, Oct 23)
Last: villageidiom

NewsblogOT: NFL/NHL thread
(8370 - 11:22pm, Oct 23)
Last: Russlan is fond of Dillon Gee

NewsblogI hope this doesn't get me fired. | FOX Sports
(23 - 11:17pm, Oct 23)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogGold Glove Awards finalists revealed | MLB.com
(53 - 11:07pm, Oct 23)
Last: cardsfanboy

NewsblogOT: The Soccer Thread, September 2014
(904 - 10:56pm, Oct 23)
Last: frannyzoo

Page rendered in 0.2042 seconds
52 querie(s) executed