The debut book in the Jeter Publishing imprint, The Contract is a middle-grade baseball novel inspired by the youth of legendary sports icon and role model Derek Jeter.
Derek Jeter is a legend in professional sports and a role model for many youths around the country. While leading the New York Yankees to five World Series Championships and achieving myriad milestones and accomplishments on and off the field, including 13 All-Star nods and membership in baseball's exclusive 3,000-hit club, Jeter has established a reputation of unparalleled character, credibility, dedication, and excellence. When Jeter was a boy, he had the dream of becoming the shortstop for the New York Yankees. Inspired by his childhood, this start to a middle grade series is about a boy who sets high goals for himself and makes his dreams come true through hard work, teamwork, and determination.