Play ball! Enjoy Mother's Day with a classic Major League Baseball game between the Houston Astros and the New York Yankees on May 14th at 7:30pm EST. He'll then throw out the ceremonial first pitch before the second game.
The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Sunday, though only fans with tickets to the already-scheduled Sunday night game will be able to get in on Sunday for both games. The Derek Jeter ceremony will take place between games, but will begin no earlier than 6:35 p.m.
Jeter's jersey number will become the 21st to be retired by the Yankees.
Jeter won five World Series titles.
Drafted sixth overall by NY in 1992, Jeter retired after the 2014 season at age 40 with a.310 career batting average over 2,747 regular season games.
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"I have a lot of admiration and respect for how he went about his business", Astros manager A.J. Hinch said.
Lance McCullers Jr. and three relievers led the way in Friday's 5-1 triumph as shortstop Carlos Correa continued to torment the Yankees.
Jordan is one of the very few whose sports career paralleled Jeter's in terms of long-term excellence as a player, sustained success from a team standpoint, all while the spotlight shined brightest on him. Among those expected to attend the half-hour ce.