Derek Jeter: Captain on and off the Field

Derek Jeter: Captain on and off the Field

by Tom Robinson


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Derek Jeter's heroics on the field as shortstop for the New York Yankees have been making sports highlight films since his rookie season. His leadership on the field led to his being named team captain. However, his leadership and heroics off the field may not be as well known. With the help of his family, Jeter started the Turn 2 Foundation, which helps kids make healthy choices. To kids in the program, Jeter is a hero both on and off the baseball diamond.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766028197
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/28/2006
Series: Sports Stars with Heart Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

Thriving in the Spotlight 5

Family Influence 15

Preparing Early 23

Somebody Is Watching 30

Moments of Doubt 39

On the Rise 47

Championship Feeling 58

Turning 2 69

Mr. Clutch 82

The Captain 101

Career Statistics 112

Career Achievements 114

Chapter Notes 116

Glossary 120

For More Information 122

Index 123

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