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Derek Jeter: Finally Healthy, Blazing Hot

Published by on June 3, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Derek Jeter will turn 35 years old this month.

He is playing in his 15th season in the Bronx (although his first year in 1995 saw him in very few games).

It appears the Yankee shortstop is finally healthy. In each of the past several years he had nagging injuries bothering him.

In 2003, he suffered the worst injury of his career when he separated his shoulder sliding into third against Toronto in an April game.

Since that time he had several hand injuries and leg problems that put him on the DL in 2008.

Jeter has continued to play hard, but some critics, not recognizing that he played hurt, have seen a decline and have written him off. Some even suggested that he had to switch posi...

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