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Famous shirtless photo sparks awkward Derek Jeter moment on ESPN

Derek Jeter apparently isn’t keen on the well-known “shirtless shortstop” Sports activities Illustrated cowl he was part of, making for an ungainly second throughout his look on the “Kay-Rod” broadcast. 

Throughout the different broadcast of Yankees-Crimson Sox on ESPN2, Michael Kay introduced up the shot from 1997 that featured 5 of the most effective younger shortstops of the period. It featured Alex Gonzalez, Edger Renteria, Rey Ordonez, Alex Rodriguez and Jeter shirtless of their baseball pants. Jeter, who was making his first look on the present, requested for it to not be proven. 

It initially was not aired, and Kay joked Jeter “scared” producer Joe McCoy into not placing it up. 

“No please man, no.” Jeter stated. “This shall be my final go to right here.” 

Not lengthy after the previous Yankees captain — who additionally talked about his relationship with Rodriguez, Aaron Decide’s wonderful season and different subjects — acquired the phrases out of his mouth, the photograph appeared on the left facet of the display, and Jeter didn’t appear too happy. 

Derek Jeter didn’t appear blissful this well-known Sports activities Illustrated cowl was proven on Sunday evening.
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It was good having you,” stated Rodriguez, who co-hosts with Kay, in an try to make mild of the state of affairs. 

It didn’t appear to vary Jeter’s thoughts, at the least on the floor. 

“That is my final time right here, yeah,” Jeter stated, not giving a transparent indication if he was joking. 

If that’s it for Jeter on the present, it was a heck of an look.

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