The Yankees will hold a moment of silence to honor Red Sox Hall of Famer Johnny Pesky prior to tonight’s game against the Rangers, and Derek Jeter had a great line in remembering the former shortstop and coach Monday.
The Globe’s Peter Abraham has the quote:
“He was always so nice to me throughout the years,” Jeter said. “Every time I’d see him, he would come over and say, ‘I hope you get four hits today – and the guy behind you hits into four double plays.’ I’ve always enjoyed having the opportunity to talk to him.
“I always like the fact that we have a lot of ex-players that come around all the time. I always liked going up [to Boston] and having an opportunity to see him. They loved him there; fans, players, media, everyone loved him. I send my best wishes to his family.”