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Derek Jeter on playing in Angel Stadium: 'Half the stadium is Yankee fans'

Derek Jeter on playing in Angel Stadium: 'Half the stadium is Yankee fans'

In two decades as a major-league star, Derek Jeter developed a well-earned reputation for avoiding controversial remarks. In his first year of retirement, the New York Yankees icon founded the Players' Tribune -- "the voice of the athlete," as he puts it. Jeter posted a mailbag on the site Thursday, in which he avoided controversial remarks. But he did take a mild shot at Angels fans, in answering a question about his favorite ballpark. "After New York? Anaheim," Jeter wrote. "You’ve got that California weather. Great baseball conditions. And then half the stadium is Yankee fans." Jeter's observation is not new. At the start of his...

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