A while back, I was contacted and offered a review copy of Derek Jeter
: From the Pages of the New York Times. I was happy to receive it, as I've always kind of liked Jeter -- I have great admiration for the way he carries himself both on and off the field, and he's most certainly one of the greatest offensive shortstops of all time
. The book (with an introduction from Tyler Kepner), essentially, is a collection of hundreds of New Yorks Times articles (and excerpts of articles) chronicling Jeter's career, from the early 90s up until the 2010 season.Here's a summary from Abrams Publishing:Derek Jeter
is a sports hero in the tradition of Ruth, Gehrig, DiMaggio, and Mantle. Admired for his leadership, performance under pressure, and work ethic, Jeter is not only the face of the New York...