Derek Jeter tribute as he retires from MLB

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The Derek Jeter tributes won’t be limited to just the game broadcast on tomorrow night.  Nike’s Jordan brand, one of Jeter’s longtime sponsors, plans to roll out a 90-second ad during Jeter’s 14th and final All-Star Game appearance.
It’s a pretty chill-inducing spot, beginning with the late Bob Sheppard’s famous Jeter at-bat introduction.

It continues with tributes from everyone from Jay Z to Phil Jackson to Carmelo Anthony.  Even noted Yankees rivals like Mr. Met and a pair of begrudging Boston Red Sox fans take time to pay their respects to the retiring All-Star. The ad, which first premiered on AdWeek, will run in its entirety during Tuesday’s game while a 60-second version will run throughout the summer.

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