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Derek Jeter was never an MVP like Mike Trout, but he won playoff games and titles at a young age

Derek Jeter was never an MVP like Mike Trout, but he won playoff games and titles at a young age

If Mike Trout did not have to work Sunday, he would be at Yankee Stadium.

“One hundred percent,” Trout said.

Trout grew up with a poster of Derek Jeter on his bedroom wall. On Sunday, the New York Yankees will retire Jeter’s number and immortalize him with a plaque in Monument Park.

Jeter is 42. He has not played in three years. And yet Sunday might be the most hyped day in baseball this season, at least until the Chicago Cubs arise from their slumber.

On the secondary market, the average ticket price for the Jeter number retirement tops that of the combined average price for the number retirements of Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte and Bernie Williams, according...

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