Highlights of Derek Jeter’s big night as Yankees retire his number

NEW YORK — Sunday night at Yankee Stadium, the New York Yankees celebrated Derek Jeter’s career by timid his No. 2 jersey and enshrining him in Monument Park. Many good Yankees were in attendance.

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The rite was held between games of a doubleheader with the Houston Astros. The teams split, with the Yanks holding Game One 11-6 and the Astros commanding the Yanks 10-7 in the second game.

Prior to Sunday’s ceremony, former double play partner Robinson Cano sent congratulations to Jeter on Twitter:

The rite started out in Monument Park, over the core margin blockade at Yankee Stadium. Jeter, alongside his family, denounced his retired No. 2 as fans chanted his name:

The Yankees showed a extensive video reverence on the scoreboard before introducing several guest on the field. Here are some some-more scenes from the on-field ceremony:

The Yankees also played a taped summary on the scoreboard from stream Marlins manager and former Yankee Don Mattingly, who was quickly Jeter’s teammate in 1995. Mattingly was also on the team’s coaching staff for several years in the 2000s. Here is Mattingly’s message:

And finally, here is Jeter being introduced to the Yankee Stadium crowd:

In further to timid his No. 2, the Yankees also dedicated a board in Monument Park in Jeter’s honor. Here is the board exhibit and the text:

The Yankees also presented Jeter with several gifts to symbol the occasion. He perceived a reproduction of the Monument Park board and retired number, as good as 14-karat white bullion career miracle ring. Here’s the ring and the present reveals:

The rite resolved with a debate from Jeter, which he started by observant Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there. Jeter thanked the Steinbrenner family, his former teammates and coaches, and everybody else who helped him along the way. Here’s the speech:

Now that he has been immortalized in Monument Park, the next end for Jeter is Cooperstown — baseball’s Hall of Fame, once he becomes eligible.

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