It Pays To Be The Captain: The Fabulous Life Of Derek Jeter, By The Numbers
When Derek Jeter walked into the dugout of Target Field during last week’s MLB All-Star game, the New York Yankees shortstop received a rousing standing ovation that lasted for several minutes, and deservingly so.
After all, the crowd in Minnesota was always inclined to recognize a true great of the sport, during his 14th and final appearance as an All-Star.
But for however many accolades Jeter has racked up on the field, there have been just as many off of it. Simply put, the New York Yankees’ captain has lived a life of luxury and fame that has matched his enduring prowess on the baseball diamond for all these years.
And few things tell the story of those years like these figures. Here is the fabulous life of Derek Jeter, as told by numbers:
The amount of times that Jeter has been notably criticized by his employers, specifically for staying out late in 2002.
A year later, the whole event was satirized in this Visa commercial.
The amount in cash donations that Jeter’s Turn 2 Foundation has dedicated toward its youth initiatives.
Here’s a look at Derek Jeter’s dating diamond. pic.twitter.com/jB3lPsvhQk
— SportsNation (@SportsNation) February 13, 2014
The amount of celebrity girlfriends that Sports Nation was able to fit in this brilliant baseball diamond info graphic.
Even then, there wasn’t room for the likes of former Miss Universe Lara Dutta
Or singer Joy Enriquez.
But his current squeeze, Hannah Davis, is a definite bombshell.
The percentage of his lifetime that he’s spent as a New York Yankee.
Derek Jeter has been a Major Leaguer for 47.7% of his life.
— darren rovell (@darrenrovell) July 16, 2014
The amount of appearances he’s made on TV shows and films combined, including this hilarious scene from “The Other Guys.”
And this cameo on “Seinfeld.”
The total amount of money that Jeter has earned while playing with the New York Yankees since his first full season, according to Baseball Reference.
The amount of times Derek Jeter has appeared on the cover of GQ magazine.
The amount of square feet of Jeter’s Tampa, Florida mansion.
The $7.7 million home is so big that Tampa residents have dubbed it St. Jetersburg, an obvious play on the name of nearby Florida town St. Petersburg.
The number of video games Jeter is featured on the cover of, including the All-Star Baseball series and the MLB 2K Series.
Jeter’s current net worth, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
The number of endorsements Jeter is currently signed to, including Nike’s Jordan brand. Endorsements have landed him $9 million in the past 12 months, according to Forbes.
The amount of times Jeter has appeared on late-night television shows, including this appearance on “Jimmy Fallon,” when the host tried to find a new at-bat song for the Yankees’ star.
The number one-selling jersey in baseball this season.
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