Holy Hyperbole Batman

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Once Derek Jeter announced he is retiring after the 2014 MLB season, it came as no great surprise that MLB players flocked to social media like Twitter to heap high praise upon “The Captain”.

And man did they heap some praise.

Some were simple & elegant:

Some heaped some “heavenly” praise:

Some were downright funny (seriously, look at the last line before the hastags lol):

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Some were a brief remider of how these players we idolize are human beings, just like the rest of us:

Some simply reiterated what many of us have already said:

Some of them represented MLB’s new guard paying homage to a man they strive to be:

Some of them came from young players who knew Jeter on a very personal level:

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