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Sunday, August 19, 2018

Yankees 1998 reunion was missing Derek Jeter and completely ignored Joe Girardi

[Insert jokes concerning loyalty of the Steinbrenners/the question as for what team Jeter really is working for here]

The 1998 New York Yankees reunited at Yankee Stadium Saturday to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their World Series championship.

Well, most of the 1998 Yankees reunited. There were a few notable absences, including former captain Derek Jeter and former catcher-turned-manager Joe Girardi.

How the Yankees handled those absences may have been the most notable takeaway from the event. A recorded message from Jeter was played to explain his absence, while Girardi was reportedly completely ignored throughout the ceremony.

QLE Posted: August 19, 2018 at 10:44 AM | 9 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: derek jeter, joe girardi, yankees

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   1. Pat Rapper's Delight (as quoted on MLB Network) Posted: August 19, 2018 at 06:27 PM (#5729922)
A recorded message from Jeter was played to explain his absence

"I am hard at work preparing next winter's gift basket of J.T. Realmuto in exchange for Sonny Gray and a couple more exciting Yankees minor league top prospects who will never sniff AAA, much less make The Show. Thanks, Ca$h Man!"
   2. You Know Nothing JT Snow (YR) Posted: August 19, 2018 at 06:54 PM (#5729936)
JT Realmuto would make a fine Yankee. He should be so lucky.
   3. Stormy JE Posted: August 19, 2018 at 07:35 PM (#5729944)
A recorded message from Jeter was played to explain his absence
Give Jetes credit: He didn't tape a eulogy for Bob Shepherd's funeral.
   4. Stormy JE Posted: August 20, 2018 at 03:43 PM (#5730339)
BUMP

A Jeter post deserves a little more RESP2CT.
   5. Batman Posted: August 20, 2018 at 03:56 PM (#5730348)
The most notable takeaway was that so many of the 1998 Yankees missed Bella Raine Jeter's first birthday party.
   6. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: August 20, 2018 at 04:24 PM (#5730367)
BUMP
With your fist, I assume.
   7. Stormy JE Posted: August 20, 2018 at 05:00 PM (#5730391)
With your fist, I assume.
You know I don't fist and tell.
   8. Slivers of Maranville descends into chaos (SdeB) Posted: August 20, 2018 at 05:09 PM (#5730395)
The 1998 New York Yankees reunited at Yankee Stadium Saturday to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their World Series championship.


Shows how much things have changed in 20 years that back in 1998 the World Series ended in August.
   9. McCoy Posted: August 21, 2018 at 11:31 AM (#5730678)
Blame YAnkees-Red Sox games for extending the season.

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