Derek Jeter & Buck Showalter of the Albany-Colonie Yankees

Derek Jeter and Buck Showalter played for and managed the Albany-Colonie Yankees, a member of the Eastern league, when they were  playing their home games across from  the Albany International Airport from 1985-1994. Jeter had a short stint with Albany-Colonie in 1994, and Showalter was their skipper in 1989. In 2003, Jeter was elected New York Yankee team captain, and Showalter was named manager of the Texas Rangers.  Deion Sanders, Mariano Rivera, Jorge Posada, Jim Leyritz, Ron Guidry, and Bernie Williams all played for Albany-Colonie at one time or another.

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