"It’s an honor and it’s a privilege to be here. To the guys and the younger guys that are getting an opportunity to come to their first [All-Star Game] … enjoy it because, you know, I can tell you that firsthand that this is a fun experience. You should share it with your family, your friends, remember it. You don’t know how many of these you’ll get an opportunity to play in. More importantly, remember every time you put your uniform on because trust me, it goes quickly."
Happy 40th birthday to the Yankee Captain
12 years and 8 months ago today, “The Flip” happened.
Looks like Jeter’s still got it.
May 3, 1936
Joe DiMaggio makes his much anticipated major league debut, collecting three hits, including a triple, and scoring three runs in the Yankees’ 14-5 win over the Browns in New York.