Derek Jeter, New York Yankee All-Star

With years of managerial experience, Mark Marinello presently leads the liquidity risk management function within the corporate treasury at Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. in London. In his free time, Mark Marinello follows the New York Yankees.

Yankee All-Star Derek Jeter was born in New Jersey and raised in Michigan, where he started playing baseball in high school. From the beginning, he was determined to become a professional baseball player, with high aspirations of becoming the Yankees starting shortstop. He batted over .500 in his last two years of high school baseball and won notice as USA Today’s High School Player of the Year.

Jeter was drafted to the Yankees in June 1992. He quickly proved his worth by batting .344 in 1994 and earning the title Minor League Player of the Year from several industry publications. The next year, Jeter made his Major League debut as a shortstop on May 29, and he won Rookie of the Year in 1996.

Derek Jeter has become one of baseball’s best players and a pivotal part of the Yankees’ success for many years. He retired after his 20th season of baseball in 2014.