PHOTO: The Derek Jeter commemorative hat

Here's the Derek Jeter hat the Yankees will wear this weekend.
Here's the Derek Jeter hat the Yankees will wear this weekend. (Courtesy of New Era)

Uh oh, brace yourself for the anger.

This coming weekend, as we've noted before, the Yankees will don Derek Jeter patches on both their jerseys and caps. Seen above is the cap, courtesy of New Era. Take note of the patch on the left side.

This is newsworthy (sorry, it is!) because this is the first time in MLB history that a team will wear patches honoring an active player in multiple games. Why the caveat at the end there, with the "multiple" games, you ask? Because the Yankees did this once last year for Mariano Rivera.

Yes sir, the Yankees love promoting the Yankees, don't they?

CBS Sports Writer

Matt Snyder has been a baseball writer with CBS Sports since 2011. A member of the BBWAA, he's now covered the last five World Series beginning with the epic 2011 Fall Classic. The former Indiana University... Full Bio

Show Comments Hide Comments
CBS Sports Shop
MLB Nike Gear
Our Latest Stories