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Derek Jeter to Start Publishing Company

Friday, November 15, 2013 10:54 AM

Derek Jeter will look to start a publishing company next year, and continue working on that when his baseball career is over. Maybe not the "traditional" career that baseball players go into after baseball, but I'm all for it. Definitely sounds interesting. If Jeter publishes a teen sci-fi thriller, I'll be the first in line to buy it. Right in my wheelhouse.

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On Thursday, Jeter, the Yankees' shortstop and captain, announced that he would start a publishing imprint, Jeter Publishing, a partnership with Simon & Schuster. Saying he had thought a lot about his future while recovering from injuries last season, he portrayed the move as a way to explore a project that combines his interests in business and in books, film and TV.

"I think this sort of sets the blueprint for postcareer," Jeter said, fresh off a plane from Tampa, Fla., and wearing a loose black blazer and jeans during an interview at his agent's Midtown office on Wednesday afternoon. "This is a great way to start.

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