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 Q: “What’s your favorite place to eat on the road? ”
 A: “I don't have one particular restaurant but Italian is my favorite.”

City with the most rabid fans
“Boston.”

City with the most passive fans
“Seattle.”

City with the best-looking women
“New York.”

Favorite mini-bar item
“Peanut M&Ms.”

Derek Jeter

New York Yankees, Shortstop

SI:What’s the gadget(s) you can’t live without when you travel?

Jeter:A laptop so I can watch movies on the plane and in my hotel room

SI:What’s one thing you’d change about hotels?

Jeter:Housekeeping knocking on my door at the crack of dawn! Sometimes we don't check into the hotel until 3 a.m., so I'm not happy about getting a knock on the door from the maid service early in the morning.

SI:What’s one tip/secret you can share with people who travel a lot?

Jeter:Drink a lot of water before and during the flight so you don't get dehydrated.

SI:What's your least favorite way to travel?

Jeter:By bus. We had to travel by bus in the minor leagues and it makes for a really long, uncomfortable trip.

SI:Do you care where on a plane you sit?

Jeter:Doesn't matter to me

SI:What’s your favorite city to visit?

Jeter:I like going to Anaheim because they have a great stadium.

SI:What’s your favorite sports venue to visit as a fan or player?

Jeter:As a player my favorite venue is Angel Stadium in Anaheim. As a fan it has to be Madison Square Garden.

SI:What’s your least favorite sports venue to visit as a fan or player?

Jeter:I'd have to say Minnesota because the stadium is a dome. I don't really like playing indoors or on artificial turf.

SI:What’s your favorite place to eat on the road?

Jeter:I don't have one particular restaurant but Italian is my favorite.

SI:What kind of music do you listen to on the road?

Jeter:Hip Hop and R&B.

SI:What's the first thing you do when you get home from a trip?

Jeter:The first thing? Sleep!

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