I thought it was a joke to even suggest this back then...and I'm sticking with that today.
Originally Posted by White Knight
BTW, Jeter didn't deserve the Captain spot then and he showed it after the ARod scandal broke and he didn't support Alex but did support Giambi.
For me Jeter isn't the type of guy you want as a captain...I look to Jason Varitek as the model for a captain.
"After my fourth season I asked for $43,000 and General Manager Ed Barrow told me, 'Young man, do you realize Lou Gehrig, a 16-year-man, is playing for only $44,000?' I said, Mr. Barrow, there is only one answer to that - Mr. Gehrig is terribly underpaid."- Yankees outfielder Joe DiMaggio