Derek Jeter spoke to the press yesterday. Here’s Tyler Kepner in the Times:
Reporter: “Most shortstops in your age range are just no longer that productive. What gives you the confidence you’re going to be one of the exceptions?”
Jeter: “Well, you said ‘most.’ You didn’t say ‘every.’ So there you go.”
Then Jeter gave a quick laugh, that signature expression of self-assurance he has always shown, the one that lets you know he can win any joust with a writer, but not make him feel too bad about it.
And here’s Joe G: