Derek Jeter is one of this generation of baseball’s all time greats. Tonight marked the final time Jeter would play a game at Yankee Stadium in New York. In typical Derek Jeter fashion, The Captain hit a walk-off single to ride off into the sunset in just about the most epic way possible. Here are the nine best tweets in response to Jeter’s last at-bat at Yankee Stadium
That’s just typical Derek Jeter. Captain Clutch. What a storybook ending.
— Baseball Lifestyle™ (@BsbLifestyle_) September 26, 2014
What an amazing way for Derek Jeter’s career in New York to end. • Go-ahead RBI in 7th inning • Walk-off winner in 9th Farewell, Captain.
— Athlete Motivation (@AthIeteMotivate) September 26, 2014
Whether your school has a uniform code or not, I don’t care, it’s Derek Jeter Day tomorrow, wear any Jeter apparel you have to your school.
— Chad (@TheOnlyOHehir) September 26, 2014
David Robertson just had one of “best” blown saves in history. By allowing 3 runs in 9th, that allowed Jeter to walk off in style. — Jack Curry (@JackCurryYES) September 26, 2014
Jeter’s games in Boston this weekend = Breaking Bad after “Ozymandias”
— J.A. Adande (@jadande) September 26, 2014
And one final one, just to prove that no matter how incredible the moment, there’s always someone more excited for something else.
Congrats to Jeter but the Ryder Cup is starting in a few hours — Golf Problems (@GolfProblems_) September 26, 2014