Every so often a player will come along and transcend its respective sport. From Michael Jordan to Deion Sanders, these particular athletes are able to elevate to levels that require you to always pay attention. Despite the team you may root for, you always tune in to these select few, and during his storied career Derek Jeter was among those few. In honor of his triumphant walk-off single in his final Yankees home game, we present the five most iconic sneaker moments within The Captain’s career. Flip through the pages below and let us know in the comment section some of your favorite Jeter moments.
5. Final All-Star Game
Despite the controversy involving a “grooved-pitch,” Derek Jeter starred in his Final All-Star game in 2014, as he was able to capture two hits and a run scored. While this moment came during a mere exhibition game, the footwear displayed by The Captain turned many heads as it served as a direct homage to his historic career. Sporting the Jordan Jeter Lux, this commemorative Jeter signature employed laser etched imagery throughout the upper that showcased detailed visuals about his illustrious career. In addition, Jordan Brand produced this incredible commercial to commemorate the event.