By now, you've seen the footage of New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter hitting the game-winning single to right field against the Baltimore Orioles Thursday night in his final at-bat at Yankee Stadium. It was the perfect send-off for a player who has come up clutch dozens of times over his Hall of Fame career. Some, apparently, don't know much, if anything, about that career.
Before the game last night, Minnesota basketball coach Richard Pitino attempted to talk to his team about Jeter. They had "no idea" what he was talking about.
Baseball is certainly becoming more of a regional game, but this is still fairly surprising. Jeter has been starting at shortstop for the Yankees since before most of his players were born.