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Noted book publisher Derek Jeter tells Jimmy Fallon about his little-known previous career

Hey, did you know that Derek Jeter, noted publisher and author, used to be a baseball player? On Thursday night, he stopped by the Tonight Show to discuss the obscure facts about his previous athletic career:

He also spent some time talking about his new online publishing venture:

As well his paper-and-ink output:

Unfortunately, he did not explain the root of his fear of cats. But perhaps we'll find that information in his next young adult novel, The Contract: The Cat Returns