Tribute to No. 2: Jeter’s 10 most memorable off-field performances
Derek Jeter’s on-field career has been analyzed a lot over the past few weeks. With the Yankees shortstop set to play his last major-league game after 20 years this Sunday, The Buzzer reflects on his off-field moments.
1. After winning his first World Series in 1996, Jeter and teammate Bernie Williams famously appeared on "Seinfeld," where they interacted with the team’s assistant to the traveling secretary.
2. Jeter joined forces with Tiger Woods and Roger Federer for Gillette’s 2011 "Stayin’ Alive" ad tribute.
4. Jeter and George Steinbrenner spoofed reports that the Yankees owner was unhappy with the shortstop’s nightlife in this Visa commercial.
5. Jimmy Fallon and the Roots gave Jeter some at-bat song suggestions during a "Tonight Show" visit in 2013.
6. Jeter showed off his big-screen acting skills in 2010’s "The Other Guys" alongside Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg.
7. During spring training in 2014, Jeter made an appearance on fellow Yankee Mark Teixeira’s "Between Two Ferns"-like Internet show, "Foul Territory."
8. Jeter became a car salesman for this 2008 Ford commercial.
9. In 2006, Samuel L. Jackson hosted the ESPYs and recruited Jeter for a skit.
10. The clip doesn’t feature Jeter himself, but on an episode of "Curb Your Enthusiasm," Larry David got heated when someone had the nerve to besmirch the Yankees captain. (Warning: Video contains NSFW language.)