Re: Jeter demanding 6 years - $150 million
Originally Posted by vaticanplum
I honestly think Jeter should retire. No joke. Go straight into management or, more specifically, the business end of things with the Yankees, which he's going to be great at. Keep that lifelong Yankees connection that will make you perpetually bankable. Retire as a legend before physical decline really hits hard. Retire as a lifelong shortstop. Avoid endless goodbye parades at the stadium which tarnish the mystique.
It'll never happen. But that's what I want. And I love Jeter.
Well, yeah, we watch sports to be entertained, and a player's decline is no fun to watch, especially a favorite player.
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