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Jeter: Dynasty's child

Author Buster Olney examines Derek Jeter, the heart and soul of the Yankees, whose stature in pinstripes exists with the likes of DiMaggio and Mantle.

Originally Published: August 23, 2004
By Buster Olney | ESPN The Magazine

Editor's note: "The Last Night of the Yankee Dynasty" is published by Harper Collins and can be ordered by clicking here. The book is written around Game 7 of the 2001 World Series.

Chapter 14

Hal Newhouser had thought Derek Jeter would play in many World Series games. When Jeter was a teenager, Newhouser would sometimes drive the 3½ hours from his home in Bluefield Hills, Michigan, to Kalamazoo Central High School, where Jeter played. "That kid is something special," Newhouser ...

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