Episodes 3 and 4 of “The Captain” – Derek Jeter’s career-documentary aired on Thursday night time, one proper after the opposite.
Simply as he did throughout the first two episodes, Jeter continued to live-tweet throughout the broadcast. In the course of the fourth episode, Jeter recalled an alternate with Aaron Boone – now the New York Yankees skipper – following their 2003 ALCS win.
Boone was the Yankees’ hero that night time after he hit the decisive walk-off and was greeted by Jeter proper after the crowning second. Jeter referenced his perception that the ghosts of nice gamers and nice groups watched over the Previous Yankee Stadium.
After Boone sealed the Yankees’ return to the World Collection, Jeter jokingly attributed a few of that credit score to paranormal exercise.
“I informed Aaron the ghosts would present up ultimately. #TheCaptain” – Derek Jeter
The fourth episode additionally touched down upon baseball taking a backseat following the 9/11 terrorist assaults. It explored how the Yankees tried to supply a semblance of normalcy to the folks of New York throughout these catastrophic instances.
The episode additionally adopted Jeter’s journey to being named the Yankees captain, which he described as one of many best honors of his profession.
Derek Jeter’s documentary is leaving no stone unturned
The primary episode of “The Captain” gave followers a glimpse into Derek Jeter’s childhood and his ascension from baseball wonderkid in Kalamazoo to his early days underneath the Yankees umbrella.
The second episode targeted on Jeter’s title-winning debut season in 1996. The third episode touched down on the Yankees’ second and third championships (1999 and 2000) throughout their historic “three-peat”.
As anticipated, we additionally bought to see extra on Jeter’s rivalry with Alex Rodriguez. The pair had a well-publicized fallout following feedback made by Rodriguez, then a Texas Rangers participant, throughout a 2001 interview with Esquire journal.
Throughout that interview, A-Rod was requested for his opinion on Jeter’s character and to which, he had replied:
“Jeter’s been blessed with nice expertise round him. So he’s by no means needed to lead. He doesn’t must, he can simply go and play and have enjoyable… You go into New York attempting to cease Bernie [Williams] and [Paul] O’Neill and everyone. You by no means say, ‘Don’t let Derek beat you.’ That’s by no means your concern.”
We are actually previous the midway mark, and solely three episodes of “The Captain” stay. Right here is the whole schedule for the remaining chapters:
Episode 5: Thursday, August 4 at 9:00 p.m. ET
Episode 6: Thursday, August 4 at 10:00 p.m. ET
Episode 7: Thursday, August 11 at 10:00 p.m. ET