Fantasy Campers get a Look at Jeter

By on January 24, 2014



TAMPA, FLA.–New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter takes ground balls today at the Yankees minor league complex in Tampa.  Jeter, (left ankle) only played 17-games during the 2013 hitting just .190 with one homer and seven RBI.

Yankees SS Derek Jeter takes time off from his workouts on Friday January 24, 2014 to have his picture taken with fans at the teams minor league complex in Tampa. The fans were there as part of the Yankees Fantasy Camp going on at the complex and George M. Steinbrenner Field located a half a mile away. (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

Yankee fans try and stay warm on Friday morning with temperatures hovering in the low 40’s for a chance to get an autograph of Yankee SS Derek Jeter. (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

Former major leaguer Rusty Torres leaves the field after his Yankees Fantasy Camp squad completes their turn at bat- If you notice Torres only has his eye exposed to the elements as the temperatures Friday morning were in the low 40’s at the Yankees minor league complex. (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

Yankees Fantasy Camp coaches Gil Patterson (left) and Mickey Rivers try and stay warm during a game this morning. The participants in the camp pay upwards of five thousand dollars to try and recoup their youth at the Yankees minor league site in Tampa. This reporter did witness one 90 year old camper hit a sharp single down the third base line off Patterson right after this photo was taken. (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

The New York Yankees minor league complex on Himes Ave. in Tampa is getting an addition to its clubhouse. The new structure with be a dinning hall adjacent to the clubhouse which necessitates the raising of the outfield fence. (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)






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