Derek Jeter to Center Field: 15 MLB Legends Who Switched Positions

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Derek Jeter to Center Field: 15 MLB Legends Who Switched Positions
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Derek Jeter is the shortstop for the New York Yankees. That's how it's always been, and we figured that's how it always would be. However, come 2011, this may no longer be the case, as there are talks about moving Derek Jeter to center field.

Now, anyone who followed the complaints about Derek Jeter winning a gold glove in 2010, can't feel too bad about this move. After all, he's never been that good as a shortstop in terms of fielding. Still, he's never played center field before, so who knows if it will be implemented.

As shocking as this may seem that a legend is moving to a new position, this happens all the time in baseball. Most legends went on to play a new position part-way through or near the end of their careers. Here are 15 legends of the game that made the move from the position they were known for to a new frontier.

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