Contact Us

Life After Derek Jeter

Getty Images

Today officially begins a new chapter in Yankees history, Life without Derek Jeter. I know some people are thinking “relax Jeff, it’s just one guy.” Well my friend I remember before that one guy. I remember THE EIGHTIES!!!! I also remember the early nineties. Teams full of talent but couldn’t win. Players like Rickey Henderson, Dave Winfield, Jessie Barfield, Jack Clark, Willie Randolph and of course Don Mattingly but still no World Series wins.

So 1995 rolls around and there’s light at the end of the tunnel, you can see a team poised to make a run. Well until the strike ended the season early. 1995 was just a tease for what was about to happen 1996! My single favorite Yankees team of all time. After waiting most of my life for the Yankees to be great again, it finally happened, Derek Jeter, Bernie Williams, Jorge Posada and  Andy Pettitte teamed up with veterans like Paul O’Neil, Tino Martinez and Wade Boggs to bring glory back to New York.

The rosters changed over the nest 18 – 19 years but winning(forget the last two seasons) and “The Captain” Derek Jeter were a constant. No clue who will become the next leadr of the New York Yankees but I hope we find him soon.

Enjoy opening day everyone!

Best of 104.5 The Team

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://1045theteam.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Teammates quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Teammates contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.