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Red Sox recall fond memories of Derek Jeter

Yankees captain a worthy opponent

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Daniel Nava was cut from his college team and made it to the major leagues with the Red Sox via a twisting road that included stops in junior college and an independent league.

Yet when he encountered Derek Jeter on the field for the first time in 2010, the Yankees captain knew the story and made it a point to congratulate Nava and wish him well.

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