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Jay-Z, Tiger Woods and Michael Jordan tip their hat to Yankees legend Derek Jeter

That old City Slicker, Billy Crystal also features in Nike’s evocative 90-second video.

Jay-Z pays his dues to The Captain.
Jay-Z pays his dues to The Captain.
Image: Jordan via YouTube

DEREK JETER WILL take his last at-bat later this year before bowing out of baseball for good.

The New York Yankees short-stop is midway through his final season with the MLB franchise and his sponsors, Nike, have pulled out all the stops to send him off in style.

As part of Nike’s ‘Re2pect’ campaign, a video has been produced in which famous Yankees fans, such as Billy Crystal, Jay-Z and Spike Lee, tip their caps to a man affectionately known as The Captain in N.Y.C. Michael Jordan and Tiger Woods also feature, as do supporters of the Boston Red Sox and New York Mets.

Source: Jordan/YouTube

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