David Robertson's first time playing with Derek Jeter was surreal
Derek Jeter was and likely always will be a lot of people's favorite player. Mike Trout recently revealed that even he was starstruck when he first saw Jeter up close and couldn't help but ask for an autograph while on second base. It's one thing to be a fan or a player on an opposing team, but what about Jeter's own teammates?
In the case of Yankees reliever David Robertson, he remembers his first run-in with The Captain like it was yesterday. Now in his second stint and ninth season in the Bronx, Robertson has become one of the most recognizable faces of recent Yankees teams. But back in 2008, Robertson was just another rookie reliever. How did he react the first time he walked in the Yankee Stadium clubhouse?
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