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Derek Jeter: Daring to Dream

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Derek Jeter, star shortstop for the New York Yankees, helped lead the Yanks to four World Series championships in his first six years in the majors. This quickly established Jeter as one of the most prolific winners ever in the game of baseball. Derek Jeter was born in New Jersey and grew up Michigan. Spending summers with his grandparents back in New Jersey, he became a ...more
Hardcover, 104 pages
Published January 1st 2004 by Enslow Publishers
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Max D
Oct 23, 2016 Max D rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: baseball players
Recommended to Max by: baseball players
This story is about one of the greatest baseball players Derek Jeter,who played in the major leagues for more than 17 years. He was drafted in high school by the New York Yankees but he was undecided if he wanted to go to college in Michigan first. The yankees gave him a contract he couldn't refuse so he choose to play baseball and took college classes during the off season.
His big break came in 1995 when he was called up from the minors to fill in for the injured yankee who was playing shortst
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Jake Shmkler
Oct 28, 2016 Jake Shmkler rated it it was amazing
One of the books I read during the first quarter was Derek Jeter: Daring to Dream by Stew Thornley. The book is about Derek Jeter and all that he has accomplished all his life as a baseball player. He played in the majors for 20 seasons.
What was good about the book was that it was very descriptive and it stated all he went through to pursue his dream. I also liked how it talked about his teammates and his relationship with them and how they worked together. They talked about all of his awards
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Jesse Margolies
Sep 28, 2012 Jesse Margolies rated it liked it
I thought that this book was pretty good. I really enjoy reading about great sports players. This book was filled with facts, stats ,and ,records about his acheivments. He has played for the Yankeeys for a long time and has won multiple world series. He is an outstanding player on and off of the field. He has given away lots of money to charities. He is one of my favorite baseball players. i want you to read this bokk and tell me what you think .
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