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2x World Series Winner Enjoys a Derek Jeter Fanboy Moment During Houston Astros’ Opening Day 2023 Game

Published 04/01/2023, 11:41 AM EDT

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Even though the New York Yankees have not won a silverware in the last 14 years, they remain one of the heavyweights in the league; thanks to their glorious history. Ever since its inception in the early 1900s, the Yankees have produced many of the best athletes ever to step foot in the ballpark. One of those players is the five-time world series winning champion, Hall of Famer Derek Jeter. The face of modern baseball, Jeter, has left a legacy that many upcoming generations will follow. Many of the active ball players in the league grew up idolizing Jeter and wanted to be like him. 

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One of them is 2-time world series winner, Houston Astros’ third baseman and shortstop, Alex Bregman, who enjoyed a Derek Jeter fanboy moment during the Astros’ 2023 opening day. 

A true Derek Jeter fanboy moment!


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In the second game of the Astros, a rather adorable moment came up where Bregman talked about growing up as a Derek Jeter fan. However, while reporting that, MLB columnist Andrew Marchand also wrote about Bregman’s first game ever in Yankee Stadium, which would easily melt the hearts of any Pinstripes fan.

Taking to Twitter, Marchand wrote, “Good mic’d up moment on ESPN, Alex Bregman said he grew up a big Derek Jeter fan. At his first game at Yankee Stadium, his mom wore his jersey, but underneath it, a Jeter shirt.”


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Reading this was enough to melt the heart of every Derek Jeter and the New York Yankees fan.

How are fans reacting to Bregman enjoying a fan-boy moment? 

As Bregman spoke about being a Jeter fan growing up and his mother wearing a Jeter shirt, fans are contemplating for him to turn toward where his idol is. 

Here’s how fans are reacting to Bregman’s confession on Astros’ opening day:

They sure do!

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Meanwhile, there are a few users talking about cheating!

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While most fans want Bregman to join the Yankees after getting to know about this, there are also quite a few who are also talking about the time he won his world series trophy by cheating in 2020.


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By the way, are you also a Jeter fan? If so, let us know in the comments below!



Rakshita Madan

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Rakshita Madan is an MLB pro writer at EssentiallySports. With over 1000 articles to her credit, Rakshita has grabbed the attention of large MLB fan bases in the US. Like millions of New Yorkers, Rakshita too is a huge fan of the legendary Derek Jeter for the wonders he has done for the sport.

Edited By: Abhishek Kumar