"I'm happy to be here today and be a part of history for him and for the Yankees organization", Springer said.
Jeter eventually addressed the crowd, thanking them for their support throughout his career.
Derek Jeter has taken his place among Yankee legends. Tino Martinez. Andy Pettitte.
Derek Jeter completed the top 10 list of numbers retired by the New York Yankees when Major League Baseball's most successful franchise retired his No. 2 in an emotional ceremony on Sunday. Reggie Jackson was on the field in shirt sleeves.
Yankees co-owner Jennifer Steinbrenner Swindal presented the 14-time All-Star with a 14-karat white gold ring with "2" in diamonds, surrounded by diamonds.
And the other youngsters are beginning to make this an exciting season in the Bronx with Brett Gardner a Yankee who has the honor of having the longest tenure, and knows something about the mindset that Jeter brought and meant to the Yankees. Additionally, he was the 2004 ALCS MVP and 2013 World Series MVP. They each were given Monument Park blazers.
"You know, I prided myself in my career to be prepared at all games", he replied.
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But, according to A-Rod's publicist Ron Berkowitz, he claims Rodriguez will be in Miami spending Mother's Day with his mother. When they had Derek Jeter Day at the new Stadium, in September of 2014, Jeter told the fans, "You all watched me grow up".