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Quote of the Day: Derek Jeter is pretty close to Jesus

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OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 01: Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees kneels in the batters box before he bats against the Oakland Athletics at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on June 1, 2011 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Not Montero, either. The big JC. At least according to Albert Pujols:

Pujols on Jeter: “On and off field, he’s the way you want your kids to grow up, Only Jesus is perfect, but he’s pretty close to that guy.”

— Mike DiGiovanna (@MikeDiGiovanna) February 13, 2014

And here I thought that ranking him above Babe Ruth was an exercise in hyperbole.