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was 12-for-12 in stolen base attempts, had an .831 slugging percentage and a .637 on-base percentage… was named 1992 High School "Player of the Year" by the American Baseball Coaches Association…

graduated in 1992 from Kalamazoo Central High School (Mich.), where he hit .508 (30-for-59) with 4HR, 23RBI, 21BB and 1K in 23 games as a senior…

Was elected to his 13th career All-Star Game, going 1-for-2 in the 8-0 NL win on 7/10 at Kauffman Stadium..first-inning single was his 11th career All-Star hit, surpassing Mickey Mantle (10) for most in franchise history..Cano elected as the AL's starting 2B, the duo became just the second 2B/SS pair to earn three straight fan-elected All-Star starts together, joining Cincinnati's Joe Morgan and Dave Concepcion from 1975-77...

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Since 1996, his Turn 2 Foundation has enjoyed 18 years of supporting various programs and activities designed to motivate youth to "Turn 2" a healthy lifestyle, academic achievement and leadership development and "turn away" from drugs and alcohol…

the foundation has awarded more than $19 million to support signature programs in Tampa, where Derek resides; New York, where he works; and West Michigan, where he grew up...

Hit .378 (54-for-143) with 7 BB when leading off the first inning..five leadoff HRs in 2012 (8/21 at Chicago-AL, 6/20 vs. Minnesota and 4/10 at Baltimore), tying his most in a single season (also 2005)...homered on the game's first pitch twice (6/2 at Detroit off Justin Verlander and 8/21 at Chicago-AL off Francisco Liriano)...

Hit 15 HRs, nearly matching his total from his previous two seasons combined (10 HR in 2010, 6 HR in 2011)...

will also publish books featuring interesting personalities and themes in sports, pop-culture and other arts...

Received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Siena College in 2012, in recognition of his leadership, accomplishments on the baseball field and dedication to improving the lives of young people through his Turn 2 Foundation... Kansas City, starting at DH and going 1-for-4 with 1R and 1RBI before being removed for PH (Gardner) in the eighth… from 8/5 (retroactive to 8/3)-8/26 with a right calf strain, missing 22 team games…

Along with his "Jeter's Leaders," hosts a bi-annual leadership conference that brings together high school student leaders from across the United States…

holds his annual Holiday Express to reward program participants for positive behavior…

was honored with the Sporting News "Good Guy in Sports" Award in 2002 and also received an ESPY for the Best Play Award that same year for his "flip play" in Game 3 of the 2001 ALDS at Oakland...

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