Retiring Yankees captain Derek Jeter appears in RE2PECT Jordan Brand Ad. (Screen Grab)
Retiring Yankees captain Derek Jeter appears in RE2PECT Jordan Brand Ad.
(Screen Grab)

The blogosphere is lit up over the Jordan Brand Commercial honoring baseball legend Derek Jeter. The ad shows a multitude of people from all walks of life – fans, police officers, stadium workers to famous celebrities like NYC Mayor Rudy Guiliani, Spike Lee, Billy Crystal, Tiger Woods, Phil Jackson, Carmelo Anthony, Jay-Z and Michael Jordan paying homage to the Yankees’ no. 2, one of the greatest short stops to play the game.

In addition to iconic New Yorkers, the commercial also shows unlikely supporters like Boston Red Sox fans, Jeanie Buss and NY Mets players, who can’t help but tip their hats to the legacy of the retiring Yankees Captain. Check out the advertisement below and see why this farewell ad honoring Derek Jeter has over 6 million YouTube views.

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