MLBDownload App

Houston Astros Team Shop at Minute Maid Park Loaded with Derek Jeter Gear

via @JeromeSolomon
Kyle NewportFeatured Columnist IVSeptember 1, 2016

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is now in the final season of his 20-year career, so we can expect a lot of opposing teams to pay homage to the Yankees captain in their own way.

It looks like the Houston Astros are going a little over the top in honoring him. The Yankees opened the 2014 MLB season in Houston, so the Astros loaded the team shop at Minute Maid Park with Jeter shirts.

There's certainly no harm in honoring a legend like Jeter; however, stuffing the racks at the official store with another team's apparel just to make a buck may not go over too well with the home fans. 

The Jeter farewell tour has begun.

[Houston Chronicle]

Where can I comment?

Stay on your game

Latest news, insights, and forecasts on your teams across leagues.

Choose Teams
Get it on the App StoreGet it on Google Play

Real-time news for your teams right on your mobile device.

Download
Copyright © 2017 Bleacher Report, Inc. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. All Rights Reserved. BleacherReport.com is part of Bleacher Report – Turner Sports Network, part of the Turner Sports and Entertainment Network. Certain photos copyright © 2017 Getty Images. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of Getty Images is strictly prohibited. AdChoices