Derek Jeter is the most clutch athlete in the history of modern day sports.
But he’ll soon be faced with pressure-packed situations that make plate appearances in the World Series seem like relaxing walks in the park.
How quickly can he change a dirty diaper?!?
Can he heat up breast milk in efficient fashion?!?
Does he have a strong swaddling game?!?
These questions are now more pertinent than ever because Jeter is a first-time father!
Just a few minutes ago, The Players Tribune, an online publication started by the future Hall of Fame shortstop, posted the following message on Twitter:
“Congratulations Derek and @hannahbjeter on the birth of your baby girl, Bella Raine Jeter, born Thursday, August 17.”
No word yet on the child’s measurements or the exact time she entered the world, but we’re guessing she did so in dramatic fashion. Just based on the identity of her father.
The retired New York Yankees star and the supermodel announced in February that they were expecting a baby girl.
“Now, pregnant with our first child, Derek and I are looking to the future,” the model wrote on Jeter’s website. “Whatever her name is, I know she’ll run circles around him.
In a post that went viral, she added of her bundle of her impending children:
“They’re going to be born into such an extraordinary situation. They’re going to have to be some strong little people.
“We don’t want them to be defined by their dad’s name – for them, we want him to just be ‘Dad.’ That will be the piece of him they’ll have that the rest of the world doesn’t.
“It will be special, and it will be theirs.”
Following this afternoon’s big announcement, the Yankees also took to Twitter to send their well wishes to the new parents, Tweeting:
“Congrats to Derek & Hannah Jeter on the birth of their daughter, Bella Raine Jeter. We can’t wait to meet her!”
What great timing, too.
The Yankees are fresh off a four-game sweep of the New York Mets and start a three-game series against the hated Boston Red Sox tonight.
Hannah and Derek can rock their little girl to sleep while seeing if the latter’s former team can give itself a legitimate shot to win the American League East by taking a couple games in this series.
Jeter and Davis, it should be noted, began dating in 2012.
They tied the knot on a golf course at Meadowood Napa Valley Resort in St. Helena, California, in July of 2016.