Jeter Gives Yankees Win At Stadium Finale

September 26, 2014 3:05 AM
Jeter Gives Yankees Win At Stadium Finale
" NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter didn’t want the night to end.

The retiring captain gave New York one more win with a big hit, then took two trips out to shortstop, waving to the adoring crowd each time following his final home game at Yankee Stadium.

Soon after his game-winning single in the ninth inning sent the Yankees over Baltimore 6-5 Thursday, Jeter said that he played his last game at the position. He said he would only serve as designated hitter in his final three games in Boston this weekend.

“I want to take something special from Yankee Stadium,” Jeter said in a news conference shown on the center field video board, with many fans still in their seats. “The view from shortstop here tonight is what I want to take.”

As if on cue, Jeter began his last game in pinstripes with a double and ended it with another amazing moment in a career full of them.

“You can’t even dream this stuff up,” manager Joe Girardi said "

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