Yankees Star Jeter to Retire After 2014 Season

The baseball star posted the announcement on Facebook.

Posted: 02/12/2014 02:36 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter says he will retire after this season.

Jeter posted a long letter on his Facebook account Wednesday saying that 2014 will be his last year of playing professional baseball.

The 39-year-old Yankees captain missed much of last season because of injuries.

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(Photo: AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File)

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