|Jeter says he should be ready for season opener|
|Written by Admin|
|Wednesday, 05 December 2012 15:06|
Jeter was at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday night to surprise more than 500 children from New York City at his Turn 2 Foundation's holiday party. It was his first public visit to the Bronx since having surgery in late October to repair the ankle he broke in Game 1 of the AL championship series against the Detroit Tigers.
Looking trim and walking with a restrictive boot on his left foot, Jeter made several jokes about a photograph published last week in a New York tabloid that made him appear overweight.
The Yankees' 38-year-old captain had been bothered by the ankle since mid-September but said it was his choice to play through the pain.