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Yankees great Derek Jeter takes shot at lone Hall of Fame snubber in iconic induction speech

NJ.com
NJ.com
 2021-09-08
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Yankees great Derek Jeter wanted everyone’s approval every day that he played, so, yes, it does bother him a little that he missed being elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame unanimously by one vote. At the start of his 17-minute induction speech on Wednesday in Cooperstown, N.Y., which...

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Gig Brown
09-09

Whoever the writer was that didn't vote for Jeter should not be entrusted with the privilege to select members to the Hall of Fame. There is no justification for the action.

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Thomas Schroeder
09-09

not a yankee fan, a white sox fan, but Jeter deserved all votes, someone was being petty and doesn't deserve to be a voter

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Kev
09-09

Some of the writers who vote come across as the kids who were picked last for their teams in the schoolyard. It’s there payback to vote no. Comes across as very petty and sad.

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