Breaking: Yankees star Derek Jeter says he’ll retire after 2014 season

Breaking: Yankees star Derek Jeter says he’ll retire after 2014 season

Derek Jeter will retire following the 2014 season, the star New York Yankees shortstop announced Wednesday on his Facebook page.

Jeter, who will turn 40 in June, has been a fixture in the middle of the Yankees’ infield since 1996 after breaking into the majors the previous season.

He played in only 17 games last season after suffering a broken leg in the 2012 playoffs.

A 13-time All-Star, Jeter will take a .312 career batting average and 256 home runs into his 20th major league season, all with the Yankees.

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