Second Edition of Derek Jeter Commemorative Edition — ON SALE, APRIL 6
By Alfred Santasiere III
April 6, 2015 — Last September, we released the Derek Jeter Commemorative Edition of Yankees Magazine, and today, the second edition of that publication is available.
The second edition of the DJ Commemorative is also available by calling (800) GO-YANKS or by visiting http://www.yankees.com/publications.
The second edition includes every story that was published in mid-September including the feature on Jeter’s childhood through the words of his parents (see blog entry below), my exclusive interview with Jeter and the late great Ernie Banks (see blog entry below), managing editor Nathan Maciborski’s career retrospective on the Yankees shortstop, senior editor Jon Schwartz’ piece on the scout who persuaded the Yankees to draft Jeter and first-person vignettes about The Captain by several of his former teammates and by the likes of Bill Clinton, Michael Jordan and Wayne Gretzky.
But what makes the second edition even better — and more complete — is the addition of several special stories. Those stories include my interview with Jeter and fellow New York icon Joe Namath (see blog entry below), my portrayals of Jeter’s final All-Star Game and final game at Yankee Stadium, executive editor Ken Derry’s beautifully-written piece on The Captain’s final game — which took place in Fenway Park — and Maciborski’s story on Jeter’s mighty contributions to five championship teams.
As for the people I tracked down during the offseason to add to the already impressive collection of vignettes about Jeter, there’s quite a few of them. George W. Bush, Don Mattingly, Dan Marino, Jerry Rice and Scott Brosius headline the group of people whose words grace the pages of the second edition.
— Alfred Santasiere III