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Details Of Jeter's Farewell Tour Unknown, But Likely Will Benefit His Foundation
Published February 14, 2014
IRREPLACEABLE FACE OF THE GAME? Turnkey Intelligence data from August showed that 38% of people polled consider Jeter "the Face of Baseball." ESPN.com's Jayson Stark wrote the data shows that MLB now has "another monstrous challenge on its hands." Stark: "How does any sport replicate what Derek Jeter has meant to baseball over the last decade and a half -- and still does? Is that even possible?" The question that "everyone inside Major League Baseball should be asking themselves today: Is Derek Jeter irreplaceable?" (ESPN.com, 2/13).