Derek Jeter says the upcoming baseball season will be his last. Jeter has played his entire career with the New York Yankees. Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images hide caption

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Detached admiration for sporting achievement? Not on your life. It's all about allegiance and, even, love. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images hide caption

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This is what all the fuss was about: One of the Mariano Rivera bobblehead dolls that were eventually given away Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium. Kathy Willens/AP hide caption

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Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera hits a two-run home run in the fourth inning during Game 4 of the American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees Thursday. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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New York Yankees' Derek Jeter, right, and Christian Lopez at a news conference on Saturday (July 9, 2011) at Yankee Stadium. Bill Kostroun/AP hide caption

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