BC: Batting 1: http://goo.gl/kQFKX Batting 2: http://goo.gl/oBhWX Derek playing soccer: http://goo.gl/s7nIR basketball: http://goo.gl/Bbt31 Card: http://goo.gl/dahmW Minor League Card: http://goo.gl/nzoDK Him with bat: http://goo.gl/X6mCY Question mark: http://goo.gl/1sDlf Family: http://goo.gl/vcMyV Jeter, Derek, and Jack Curry. Derek Jeter: the Life You Imagine. New York: Scholastic, 2000. | References
FC: Derek Jeter
1: WHO AM I? I was born on June 26, 1974 in Pequannock, New Jersey I played many sports when I was a kid including soccer, basketball, and baseball I have always wanted to play in the MLB I was a starter on my baseball and basketball varsity high school teams I was voted best high school baseball player in my senior year The Yankees drafted me straight out of high school I only spent three months in the minors I have won five gold gloves at short stop I am the Yankees all time hit leader Who am I?
2: All Star Short Stop Gets Drafted by The Yankees By: Evan Waltz The amazing 18 year old Derek Jeter has just been drafted out of Kalamazoo Central High School. Jeter was the 7th overall pick in the draft, and the first pick by the Yankees. The baseball stud was voted the best high school player by USA Today. This young player is definitely one to watch on the long run. Jeter is an amazing athlete all around. He was on the varsity basketball team, while he played soccer in his middle school years. When Jeter was a kid, he always wanted to be an all star starting shortstop for the Yankees. He has accomplished one of those goals, we will have to wait and see if the next goal comes true. This is a classic example of a kid wanting all of his dreams to come true, and so far, they have worked to perfection. So if you like seeing people achieve their dreams, you should definitely pay attention to this young man that gos by the name of Derek Jeter.
3: Physical Activity When Derek Jeter was in middle school and high school, he wasn't just involved in baseball. Derek Jeter was a very athletic kid. Derek was also on his high school basketball team, and he played soccer when he was in the primary grades. He was a starting player on his varsity basketball team. Also, he would be open to try anything including football. Derek Jeter was a very talented person. HIs dad never let him win, even when they were just playing a game of one on one. That taught derek to always be very competitive. Somebody would always come out to play with Derek if he was throwing a ball at the side of the house. This is how he got so determined.
4: Duffel Bag | Picture of family | Glove | Glove oil | Bat | Pine tar | Normal clothes | He would have glove oil so his glove would get broken in better. A bat because he could practice swinging. His glove so he can practice fielding. Pine tar for making his bat more grippy. Normal clothes so he can blend in, in New York City after a game. He would have a picture of his family because he always loves them and they are always there at his games.
5: Report Card | Determination: A, A, A, A Kindness: A, A, A, A Confidence: A, A, A, A Athleticism: A, A, A, A Cockiness: A, B+, B-, B+ Teacher Notes: Derek is a great athlete, and he is very kind. Also, he is very confident when he puts his mind to something. The only bad thing is, for him to think that he can do it, he has to think that he is the best at it.