He was born on June 26 ,1974 in Pequanrock, New Jersey
He grew up in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
His was: his father Charals, his mother Dorothy, and his sister Sharie.
He was tought to play baseball by his father.
If he wanted to play baseball he had to get all A's in school.
He attended the Kalamazoo Central High School.His averiges in High School were: .557 in his junior year,and .503 in his senior year.
Next season after high school, he made 56 errors in 128 games during the miners.
In the miners his averege was: .553, one of the highst averege in the miners.
In 1992, jeter made the rookies, hit an averege of .202, and sighned a $700,000 contract with the Yankees.
In 1994, he finished the rookies and played in fort lauderble for the class a team.
Next season, moved up to class aa team in albany, new york.
Later during the season, he moved up to the class aaa team in culombus, ohio.
in 1996, joe torre became the Yankees new coach and made him their starting shortstop.
Lter, he was named one of the 50th most beautiful peaple in the world in 1997 and 1999.
he made his team win 4 world series wins during: 1996, 1998, 1999, and 2000.
He sarted the charity turn 2, a drug prevention charity.
He will convince more peaple to start playing baseball.
His 2004 salery is: $18,000,000.