In which I reluctantly praise Derek Jeter

I’m coming up short in trying to brainstorm the most effective way of presenting this latest thing I wrote, as:

1) I don’t care about baseball.

2) I most definitely don’t care about Derek Jeter.

3) The unceremonious departure of Paul Pierce from the Celtics has left me a jaded, hopeless sports fan, and I burst hopelessly into tears every time I think or write about athletics of any kind.

Considering all these factors, let’s just dispense with the pleasantries and cut to the chase: here’s a piece I put together for Esquire about Derek Jeter and one-team athletes. Why don’t you go read it?