The Captain | Begins July 18th on ESPN and ESPN+ | ESPN Films

“The Captain” is a compelling narrative revealing the man behind the icon – Derek Jeter. Amidst a time of great change in New York City, Derek Jeter’s arrival to the New York Yankees returned a struggling franchise to its traditional perch amongst baseball’s elite. As Derek forged a Hall of Fame worthy career, his second home molded him as a man. Derek’s commitment to winning required a personal sacrifice that prevented fans and haters alike from learning about the man in pinstripes.

“The Captain” tells this enigmatic story. Viewers will be enthralled by the professional and personal triumphs and challenges that not only created a dynasty, but a legend. “The Captain” utilizes Derek’s journey as a vessel to tell a larger cultural story that explores race, family, and community. The heartbeat of the series is candid and unprecedented access to the man who helped restore a shine to a team, a city, and a culture.

✔️Subscribe to ESPN+
✔️ Get the ESPN App:
✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube:
✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube:
✔️ Watch ESPN on YouTube TV: