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April 1st, 2013
07:33 AM ET

NY Yankees icon Derek Jeter opens up on baseball, team ownership, honoring Sandy Hook victims

It happens every spring. But baseball opening day 2013 will be much different for one major league player.

NY Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is starting the season on the disabled list for the first time in over 10 years. However, much of the focus this afternoon at Yankee Stadium will be on the victims of the Sandy Hook school massacre, when the season is dedicated to them.

CNN's Rachel Nichols had the chance to sit down with the Yankee captain to talk baseball, and the importance of honoring those who lost their lives in Newtown, Conn.

Filed under: Baseball • Sandy Hook shooting