Posted February 12, 2014 by Luis Mercado in Sports

Derek Jeter Announces Retirement After 2014 Season [Update]

It is a sad day in New York, as Derek Jeter has announced that this season will be his last on Facebook.

He wrote a statement that lasted 15 paragraphs on the decision.

Jeter said,

“Last year was a tough one for me. As I suffered through a bunch of injuries, I realized that some of the things that always came easily to me and were always fun had started to become a struggle.”

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig made a statement about Jeter’s decision to retire.

Check out the statements in the gallery.