With all due respect to the great Derek Jeter, this is a story about a Yankees player who was dying. Not retiring. And about the Tigers great who was his friend.
He was a fireman, or so I thought. And, dressed like a fireman, he was coming through the gate leading to the rubble that once had been the gleaming World Trade Center. I asked him for a comment. He said he'd speak with me only if I prayed with him first. The fireman was a priest.
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