Jeter announces plan to retire after 2014 season

02/12/2014 2:13 PM ET
By The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter says he will retire after this season.

Jeter posted a long letter on his Facebook account Wednesday saying that 2014 will be his last year of playing professional baseball.

The 39-year-old Yankees captain missed much of last season because of injuries.

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