Derek Jeter has been collecting retirement gifts in every road city that the Yankees have traveled to in his farewell season, but he did the presenting Sunday afternoon in New York …
Before today’s game, Derek Jeter and the Yankees presented Paul Konerko with a base signed by the team. pic.twitter.com/iAnrf77FFN
— Daryl Van Schouwen (@CST_soxvan) August 24, 2014
Paul Konerko signed a one-year, $2.5 million free agent contract with the White Sox this past offseason to cap off an impressive 16-year run with the club. Dan Hayes of CSNChicago.com published a cool feature back in May about how Jeter and Konerko — two retiring captains — share a sense of mutual respect.