Derek and Hannah Jeter welcome first child

FILE - In this May 14, 2017, file pool photo, retired New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, left, and his wife Hannah walk off the field following a pregame ceremony retiring his No. 2 in Monument Park at Yankee Stadium in New York. The couple have welcomed a baby girl, Bella Raine Jeter, who was born Thursday, according to a tweet Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, from The Players’ Tribune, the media platform founded by Jeter. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, Pool, File)
In this May 14 photo, retired New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, left, and his wife Hannah walk off the field following a pregame ceremony retiring his No. 2 in Monument Park at Yankee Stadium. –Kathy Willens / AP, File

NEW YORK (AP) — The captain’s team just got a little bigger.

Retired New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter and his wife Hannah have welcomed their first child. According to a tweet Friday from The Players’ Tribune , the media platform founded by Jeter, Bella Raine Jeter was born Thursday.

Her birth came as the 14-time All-Star closes in on a new job. Jeter is a limited partner in an ownership group led by venture capitalist Bruce Sherman that has a $1.2 billion agreement in place to buy the Marlins from Jeffrey Loria.

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