One year after ending his remarkable 20-year baseball career, former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is taking another big step, as he and girlfriend Hannah Davis are reportedly engaged.
According to the New York Daily News, the 41-year-old future Hall of Famer and his 25-year-old supermodel significant other recently agreed to tie the knot.
While an official wedding date has yet to be released, a source reportedly revealed to the New York Daily News that The Captain has already presented Davis with an engagement ring.
No. 2 was well-known for his dating exploits over the course of his baseball career, as he was linked to the likes of Jordana Brewster, Adriana Lima, Jessica Alba, Jessica Biel, Minka Kelly and Mariah Carey, among others, per Brendan Kuty of NJ.com.
Now that Jeter is acclimating to life after baseball, however, it looks as though he is ready to put an end to his bachelor lifestyle as well.
Jeter hinted at the change shortly before retiring last year when he expressed a desire to start a family in an interview with NBC's Brian Williams, according to Bill Price of the New York Daily News:
I have the utmost respect for these guys that are able to do it — you know, missing their kids' birthdays and not being able to see them play Tee ball or summer ball and missing a lot of time. So it's another reason why I feel as though now's the time. I mean, I want to have a family. Who knows when it's gonna be? But I look forward to it.
Fatherhood may not yet be on the horizon for the five-time World Series champion, but getting married is likely a huge step toward his ultimate goal.
It often seemed as though the 14-time All-Star was destined to play the field for the rest of his life both in baseball and dating terms; however, even Jeter can't resist the desire to settle down for good.
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