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As a New Yorker, “Jeet” is only used as a nickname for the greatest shortstop of all time, Derek Jeter. In parts of the Midwest, it’s an unintentional slang term that combines the question “Did you eat?” into one word. As in, “Jeet this morning?”

Derek Jeter

January 1, 1970

The New York Yankees shortstop is set for another playoff appearance.