BRONX, N.Y. — MLB Network is set to air 64 consecutive hours of programming showcasing Derek Jeter. According to Ken Rosenthal, of The Athletic, tweeted the programming starts at 6 a.m. Friday.
For those asking, “Why do this?” – and you know who you are! – the MLB Network special will air on the 25th anniversary of Jeter’s debut. And uh, he is going into the Hall of Fame. https://t.co/1jIAU1wLDq
The date coincides with the 25th anniversary of Jeter’s MLB debut with the New York Yankees. Rosenthal also noted the weekend of coverage includes Bob Costas looking back on his career and 13 signature games.