When Derek Jeter Was a Rookie

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When Derek Jeter Was a Rookie
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When Derek Jeter was a rookie, the world was a different place.

Bill Clinton was president, and the Dallas Cowboys were good at football.

Bosnia was on the path to peace, but conflict in central Africa still flared.

Where were you in 1996? Some of us were in middle school trying to hide our braces—as a random example. Others were winning World Series championships.

Here are some things that were happening in the world while Derek Jeter was batting .314 en route to an AL Rookie of the Year award.

We’ll cover U.S. and international news, sports and entertainment. Let's go back to 1996, shall we?

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