The Long Goodbye: Jeter’s Farewell Tour

The Derek Jeter Farewell Tour hit Chicago this week, with a two-game series against the Cubs ending Wednesday followed by a four-day weekend series against the White Sox.

Jeter’s last hurrah has been a boon for baseball as it has helped the Yankees reclaim their role as the top road draw in baseball. If he's healthy in August and September, it'll only help teams draw walk-up fans.

As of Tuesday’s game, the Yankees' road attendance was 36,664. Last year, the Yankees were third as a road . . .

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