Beginning of the end for Derek Jeter, and for a Yankees era

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Wednesday's "media availability" was Derek Jeter's latest success at defining things on his terms.

Wednesday's "media availability" was Derek Jeter's latest success at defining things on his terms.

It's what he dreamed about as a child -- playing shortstop for the Yankees. And when he leaves, his dream still will be the same one many kids have from the time they first slip a glove onto their hand, and the Yankees still will be the Yankees. But they won't be Jeter's Yankees anymore.