Jeter worth emulating
As a dad, I'm glad my 5-year-old son is a Derek Jeter fan, because Jeter sets an example worth emulating.
The New York Yankees shortstop is a stand-up guy. Jeter holds his head high when times are tough, and he's had plenty of experience with success to know how to continue to succeed.
He's even-keeled. You never see Jeter throw his helmet or throw a temper tantrum. When he was slumping to start this season -- at the end of April, he was batting .168 -- Jeter never lost his composure. In June, he batted .396, and now he's batting above .270 overall.
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