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Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 05 / 22 / 17

Jeter’s all-stars turn out for charity event Supporters of Derek Jeter’s Turn 2 Foundation gathered at a gala during the Derek Jeter Celebrity Invitational last month in Las Vegas: Jeter, Turner’s David Levy,...

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