Team mates present steel sculpture to Jeter at 3000 hits ceremony
- Derek Jeter at 3000 hits ceremony, receives steel sculpture from team mates, 8/13/2011, both photos reuters.
On behalf of the team, Jorge Posada -- before stealing the headlines with a six-RBI day -- and CC Sabathia presented Jeter a stainless steel sculpture with the inscription "To our captain, leader and friend. Congratulations on a great achievement, from your teammates'' emblazoned on the bottom.
"That statue, to get that from your teammates, that really stands out,'' Jeter said.
- Posada said Jeter asked where he would put the 225-pound structure, to which Posada had an answer at the ready, referencing the sprawling mansion his close friend recently built.''...