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Live From New York, It's Derek Jeter: Yankees SS In Drag
Published December 3, 2001
Jeter, As Candy Soriano
This past weekend's "Saturday Night Live" was hosted by Yankees SS DEREK JETER, who said during his monologue, "What's the one thing a baseball fan wants more than anything? It's to be sitting in the stands and to catch a foul ball." Jeter starting hitting baseballs into the audience, which grotesquely injured audience members. In one skit, Jeter, dressed in drag, played CANDY SORIANO, wife of Yankees 2B ALFONSO SORIANO, and sat in the stands with the other Yankees wives. Jeter: "I was at Senor Frogs in Jamaica, and Alfonso was judging a bikini contest that I was in, and I went up to him, and I was like, 'You are the most beautiful man I have ever seen.' And he was like, 'You're just saying that because I play for the Yankees.' And I was like, 'You're right, I am,' and we fell in love." Jeter said to another wife, "I know I shouldn't say this, but I think (Yankees 1B) TINO MARTINEZ is super foxy, girl." Former Yankees Ps DAVID CONE and DAVID WELLS appeared in the skit, also in drag. Wells: "Hello ladies, your husbands are looking very sexy tonight. I think I'm going to sleep with them all." To view the skit, please click here. Another skit had Jeter dressed as a mariachi guitar player and he talked about "Derek Jeter's Taco Hole." A third skit had Jeter giving baseball tips to cast member Chris Kattan, who was playing a young boy. Jeter told Kattan's father, "Hey man, your kid sucks. Trust me, I can't help him. I've never seen anyone worse, and I work with blind kids. Has he ever seen a baseball before? Was he brought up in Europe or something?" ("SNL," NBC, 12/1).