Rays’ retirement gifts for Derek Jeter: Don Zimmer jersey and a pinstriped 16-foot kayak


Derek Jeter’s retirement tour continued on Tuesday night at Tropicana Field with another set of cool gifts. Along with a $16,000 check for his Turn 2 Foundation and a framed Don Zimmer jersey presented by the widow of the former Yankees bench coach, Jeter also got this custom 16-foot pinstriped kayak …

Some of the other gifts Jeter has received in his farewell season: a set of Tiger Stadium seats and three stadium paintings from the Tigers, cowboy boots and a photo with former president George W. Bush from the Rangers, a LEGO mosaic and custom guitar from the Indians, a bottle of wine and Napa Valley vacation from the Athletics, a Kingdome seat and a gold Shawn Carter watch from the Mariners, a piece of art made out of New York Subway tiles from the crosstown Mets, a personalized standup paddleboard from the Angels, golf clubs, pinstriped boots, and a cowboy hat from the Astros, a vacation to the Canadian Rockies from the Blue Jays, and a bucket of crabs and a NAVY captain’s hat from the Orioles.