Since then, he's seen four more Yankees World Series wins in 1998, 1999, 20.Jeter is the all-time Yankees hit leader and was named team captain in 2003.
When he officially retired in 2014, he ranked sixth in MLB history with 3,465 hits.
Derek Sanderson Jeter was born on June 26, 1974, in Pequannock, New Jersey. Lanky and athletic, Jeter was talented enough to play basketball at Kalamazoo Central High School, but he was determined to become a Major League Baseball player -- specifically, the starting shortstop for the New York Yankees.
Since then, he has been solely instrumental in leading the Yankees’ to a number of World wins.
Today, Derek Jeter is simply known as ‘The Captain’ for his never-say-die attitude and his unbeatable records.
Jeter won the 1996 American League Rookie of the Year Award for his performance that season.
Jeter developed into one of baseball's top all-around players and the lynchpin of a perennially dominant Yankees team.In September 2009, Jeter passed Lou Gehrig with his 2,722nd hit -- the most in franchise history -- before earning his fifth world championship ring at the end of the season.In July 2011, he homered to become the 28th player in history to reach 3,000 career hits.He also enrolled at the University of Michigan, but his time on campus was brief as he rapidly ascended the ranks of the Yankees' farm system.After batting .344 with 50 stolen bases in 1994, he was selected as "Minor League Player of the Year" by several publications, including The Sporting News and Baseball America.A few weeks later, he blasted a 10th-inning home run to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks in Game 4 of the World Series.