LADY AT THE BAT: Derek Jeter Gift Meter: Milwaukee Brewers

Monday, May 12, 2014

Derek Jeter Gift Meter: Milwaukee Brewers

The third stop on the Derek Jeter Farewell Tour took place yesterday afternoon in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Brewers went all out--or, thought they did.  The entire thing fell flat. Like a mug of stale beer.



1.  A bronze replica of Jeter's Louisville Slugger bat, presented by Dick Groch, the agent who signed him to his first Yankees contract.

2. A stay at and a round of golf at the American Club at Whistling Straits in Kohler, WI.

3. A check for $10,000 to Jeter's Turn 2 Foundation.


Analysis:  While a contribution to someone's foundation is always a good thing, couldn't the Brewers have done better than a bronze bat and a visit to a country club?  Both demonstrate little creativity and absolutely zero originality. I expected much better than that. What? No sausages, beer or cheese?

Rating: On a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 being garbage and 10 perfect-- 4

So, if I'm correct, the next presentation will take place at Citi Field later this week. Hopefully, the Mets will move the meter past 5 again.

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