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1. Derek Jeter's Farewell

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No. 1 with a bullet, Derek Jeter's retirement touched all corners of the baseball world. Announced via Facebook in February, The Captain's final march became a near-yearlong celebration, culminating in that last magical night at Yankee Stadium and then a classy tribute by the rival Red Sox in Boston.