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Factbox: Highlights of Derek Jeter's career

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Following is a list of highlights achieved by former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, whose uniform No. 2 was retired by the Major League Baseball club on Sunday:

* Joined Yankees for brief time in 1995 season at age 21 and won Rookie of the Year honors the next season

* Won Most Valuable Player honors in both the All-Star Game and World Series in 2000

* Named captain of the team in 2003, the 11th Yankees player to hold the position

* Selected to All-Star team 14 times and winner of five Gold Gloves as the league’s outstanding defensive shortstop and five Silver Slugger awards as best offensive player at his position

* Won five World Series titles (1996, ‘98, ‘99, 2000, ‘09)

* In 2011 became first Yankee player to reach the 3,000-hit milestone and retired with 3,465 hits, sixth most all-time in Major League Baseball and tops among shortstops

* Retired after his 20th season in 2014 as the Yankees’ all-time leader in hits, doubles, games played, stolen bases and at-bats

Compiled by Larry Fine; Editing by Andrew Both

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