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Where to start with Derek Jeter? He is the captain and face of the most successful franchise in sports history and has been at the root of many of those great championship moments.
Jeter is a leader and goes into every game with the mentality as if it were a Game 7. As a result of that attitude in each game, he has been able to carry his team with walk-off home-runs, plays at home-plate, and set several records. Jeter holds the record for most games played in the postseason and most hits.
If all of that doesn't get you into Cooperstown after the first chance on the ballot, I don't know what Jeter has to do. He is clutch at all times and that has even led to him being donned as Mr. November after the homerun in 2001.
This year, Jeter looks to show critics why that is his nickname as the World Series will go on into November. His 2010 postseason has not been bad, Jeter is consistent. He showed that again this year.
The Best Yankee of All Time? He is making a strong case.