The Captain

O n  7/16/14,  Derek Jeter suited up to play in his 14th and final All-Star game. After 5 World Series Championships, 2 Hank Aaron Awards, 5 Golden Glove Awards and winning the AL Rookie of the Year award in 1996 along with countless other accolades, “The Captain” as Jeter is affectionately referred to by fans and peers is hanging up his bat. In 1999 Derek Jeter became the first Jordan Brand baseball-endorsed athlete. With the exception of the man himself, Jeter is the longest tenured athlete of the Jordan Brand family. Therefore, it seems only fitting that  Jordan Brand commemorate Jeter’s illustrious career. Aired during the All-Star Game the commercial spot features a number of celebrities as well as a who’s who of famous New Yorkers. Check out the tribute below.

 

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