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Royals will honor Jeter before finale on June 9

TORONTO -- Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter will make his final regular-season appearance in Kansas City as a player on Monday, June 9, the finale of a four-game series, and the Royals will recognize his career in a pregame ceremony.

Royals Charities will present Jeter with a $10,000 check for his Turn 2 Foundation which promotes a healthy lifestyle for young people and enables them to "Turn 2" his foundation for guidance and help to avoid drugs and alcohol.

A video tribute to Jeter will be shown on the Crown Vision scoreboard.

The Royals are offering Hy-Vee Infield tickets for a discounted price of $20 for that game. Fans can purchase these tickets at

Dick Kaegel is a reporter for
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