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Yankees' Andy Pettitte retires

Updated: February 5, 2011, 9:28 AM ET
By Ian Begley | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Andy Pettitte believes his body can handle the grind of the 2011 Yankees season, but his heart just isn't into it.

That is one of the many reasons Pettitte cited in announcing his retirement during a 45-minute news conference at Yankee Stadium on Friday morning.

"It just didn't feel right for me anymore. I didn't have the hunger, the drive that I felt like I needed," Pettitte said with his wife, Laura, seated by his side.

Pettitte struggled with his decision ...

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