It has been more than three months since Derek Jeter crumbled to the Yankee Stadium infield with a fractured left ankle during Game 1 of the ALCS, an injury that required surgery in October. Erik Boland of Newsday reports that for the first time since the procedure, the Yankees captain was back on the field performing some baseball activities.
Erik Boland @eboland11
Told by person in Tampa Jeter did baseball stuff on field for first time since surgery. Took swings in batting cage and fielded 55 grounders
Jeter, 38, led baseball with 216 hits last season and managed a .316/.362/.429 batting line overall. He played on a bone bruise in his left ankle for much of September before the fracture, though the team never confirmed if the two injuries were related.
Derek Jeter resumes baseball activity following ankle surgery
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