Captain's Log: Derek Jeter's career against the Milwaukee Brewers
The 2014 season will be Derek Jeter's last, the culmination of 20 years of dominance in Major League Baseball. With his pending retirement announced, Jeter will make his final visits to 18 ballparks this year, play in his final game at Yankee Stadium, and, if all goes well, his final All-Star Game and postseason as well.
Throughout the season, as Jeter makes his final stop in each opposing city, YESNetwork.com will take a look back at just how well the surefire Hall of Famer has done at every locale - and with the Yankees making their only trip to Milwaukee this week, we take a look at how Jeter has matched up with the Brewers over the last two decades.
It's hard to believe that Derek Jeter, who made his MLB debut in 1995, has only 16 career games in Milwaukee. ... But it's true. And barring a World Series matchup this season, Derek Jeter will be saying so long to Wisconsin this weekend.
The Brewers played at County Stadium until the year 2000, when they upgraded to the beautiful Miller Park right next door. Obviously, the Yankees and Brewers have not met in the postseason during Jeter's career. But Jeter did play in the infamous 2002 All-Star Game at Miller Park. He went 0 for 1 in the game that -- of course -- ended in a tie.
Derek Jeter's career line vs. Brewers (26 games/95 AB)
.337 average (32 hits) 2 HR and 13 RBI
Jeter's career line in Milwaukee (16 games/60 AB)
.367 average (22 hits) 1 HR and 5 RBI
Jeter's career line in Milwaukee, broken down by stadium:
County Stadium: (13 games, 47 AB) .383 average, 3 RBI.
Miller Park: (3 games, 13 AB) .308 average, 1 HR, 2 RBI.
Bonus line: Jeter at the 2002 All-Star Game in Milwaukee:
0 for 1, 1 K
Memorable Jeter moment in Milwaukee:
In his first series ever at Miller Park in 2005, Jeter had a huge third game including his first and only home run at the new ballpark: a solo shot to right field off of Julio Santana. Jeter also drew a bases-loaded walk for his second of two RBI on the day. The Yankees went on to win 12-3.