At 9:33 pm ET on Tuesday night, Derek Jeter walked off the field of an MLB All-Star game for the final time in his career to a standing ovation.
He finished the game 2-2 with a run scored. Respects and tributes poured in from all across the web, including CBS News, who tweeted this:
Michael Jeter Born: July 15, 2014 Died: July 15. 2014 Career numbers: .356 BA, 324 HR, 1,456 RBI, 1.080 OPS, 108.4 WAR, 58 JAWS. — Richard Deitsch (@richarddeitsch) July 16, 2014
Michael Jeter. Jose Posada. Magliano Rivera. Jip Torre. End of an era for the Yarkees. — Jason O. Gilbert (@gilbertjasono) July 16, 2014
Who DOESN'T respect late character actor Michael Jeter. But aren't we a little late to the party? — Chris Regan (@ChrisRRegan) July 15, 2014