Derek Jeter will step down as Marlins.
The Yankees Hall of Famer has been the group’s CEO and minority owner since 2017.
“We had a vision five years ago to turn the Marlins franchise around and as CEO, I am proud to put my name and reputation first to make our plan a reality. a reality,” Jeter said in a statement. “Through hard work, trust and accountability, we have transformed every aspect of franchising, reshaped the workforce, and developed a long-term strategic plan to achieve success. be successful.
“That said, the vision for the future of franchising is different from the one I signed up to lead. Now is the right time for me to step aside as a new season begins.”
The Marlins’ only winning season in Jeter’s five-year run of the club was in the COVID-19 short 2020 season as they won 31-29 and won the playoff series before being wiped out by the Braves in the NLDS.
Jeter bought a 4% stake in the club in 2017 with Bruce Sherman taking over as majority owner. Jeter, 47, was the acquired face for the rebuilding team.
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