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 09:44 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 de Anaheim Posted: February 14, 2014 at 02:55 AM (#4656722)
Finally, Jeter's going to get the acclaim he deserves.
   2. Jim Wisinski Posted: February 14, 2014 at 05:41 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 08:22 AM (#4656750)
Primey.
   4. zonk Posted: February 14, 2014 at 08:44 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 09:19 AM (#4656780)
Trekkian?


How about Trebekian? All tributes to Jeter must be phrased in the form of a question.
   6. Gone Fishing Posted: February 14, 2014 at 11:00 AM (#4656844)
I wanna Derek all over your Jeter ....
   7. villageidiom Posted: February 14, 2014 at 11:07 AM (#4656850)
at least he’s getting closer to Mahomes
Excellent.
   8. tfbg9 Posted: February 14, 2014 at 11:34 AM (#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 11:51 AM (#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 02:13 PM (#4657013)
"It's Jeters all the way down!"
   11. Howie Menckel Posted: February 14, 2014 at 02:36 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 04:17 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

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Eugene Freedman
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogDon Mattingly thinks pace of play can be improved by changing views on strikeouts
(12 - 1:40am, Feb 24)
Last: QLE

NewsblogOT - December 2016 NBA thread
(2498 - 1:37am, Feb 24)
Last: maccoach57

NewsblogHeyman: Romneys, who bid on Marlins, in talks to buy piece of Yankees
(8 - 1:28am, Feb 24)
Last: Meatwad needs baseball

NewsblogPump The Brakes On Kyle Schwarber? Well, Actually...
(9 - 12:33am, Feb 24)
Last: 6 - 4 - 3

NewsblogOTP 20 Feb. 2017: Baseball in a Time of Politics
(1368 - 12:17am, Feb 24)
Last: Jay Z

NewsblogExclusive: Facebook in talks to live stream one MLB game per week - sources
(14 - 12:08am, Feb 24)
Last: Bote Man

NewsblogWhy Joe Maddon sees Kyle Schwarber as the leadoff guy in Cubs lineup | CSN Chicago
(6 - 11:29pm, Feb 23)
Last: zonk

NewsblogOT: January 2016 Soccer Thread
(268 - 11:27pm, Feb 23)
Last: Jose is El Absurd Pollo

NewsblogBaseball Reference has a New Look
(91 - 11:26pm, Feb 23)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogIn defense of Sammy Sosa
(3 - 11:25pm, Feb 23)
Last: zachtoma

NewsblogIs 300-wins club done adding members?
(128 - 11:09pm, Feb 23)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogMike Piazza Learns How to Be an Owner. Of a Soccer Team. In Italy.
(99 - 10:26pm, Feb 23)
Last: villainx

NewsblogThe Bizarre Ending to Pitching's Greatest Winning Streak
(3 - 9:04pm, Feb 23)
Last: AndrewJ

NewsblogThe End of “Stick to Sports”
(72 - 8:37pm, Feb 23)
Last: Betts, Bogaerts, and D Price(GGC)

NewsblogHow Buccaneers' Jameis Winston blew away Yankees prospects
(10 - 8:06pm, Feb 23)
Last: 6 - 4 - 3

Page rendered in 0.1939 seconds
47 querie(s) executed