Derek Jeter Q&A (cont.)
SI.com: What's the last album you downloaded to your iPod?
Jeter: Old-school R&B. Troop.
SI.com: Do you have a ringtone on your phone?
Jeter: Nope. I just use vibrate
SI.com: What shows do you Tivo/DVR?
Jeter: American Idol and Entourage.
SI.com: Who is your all-time favorite American Idol?
Jeter: Carrie Underwood's pretty good. She could sing.
SI.com: Are we gonna read about you and Carrie Underwood in Page Six now?
Jeter: [Laughing and raising voice] No, no. I've never met her! I've never met her!
SI.com: Who is your favorite Entourage character?
Jeter: I like Drama.
SI.com: What is your favorite New York City club?
Jeter: You're assuming that I go to clubs. I really don't go to clubs anymore.
SI.com: Really? Ever?
Jeter: I didn't say ever. I said not too much.
SI.com: So let's say you were going out for a night. Where would you go?
Jeter: I wouldn't know where to go right now. I can't tell you the last time I was out in a club in New York City.
SI.com: You turned 34 last week.
Jeter: Say 32.
SI.com: OK, you turned 32 last week. Were there any parties or celebrations?
Jeter: No. We were in Pittsburgh. We started playing, we got rain delayed. Then we got rained out. Then we came back to New York and we had a doubleheader and then we had rain the next day. So no festivities.
SI.com: Will there be a party soon?
Jeter: No, it's pretty much passed now. I think I missed one this year.
SI.com: What is your favorite drink to order at Starbucks?
SI.com: What is your favorite drink to order on the rare occasion you're at a club?
SI.com: Come on.
Jeter: Cranberry juice and club soda.
SI.com: You hosted Saturday Night Live in 2001. Do you think you'll do it again?
Jeter: Possibly. What you don't realize is that's a full week. When I did it, I thought you just show up on Thursday and on Saturday and that was it. You don't realize how much time goes into that show. I have the utmost respect for the people there because it's a full week every single week. I had a good time, though.
SI.com: Are you able to just walk around the city if you feel like it?
Jeter: I don't walk around Central Park, but you have to be careful what you do because people will make up a story and then Page Six has something for you. I'm not a hermit, but I definitely stay in a lot more than I used to. There's more attention now then there ever was. You walk down the street with someone and it's a story. It becomes national news, you know what I mean? So, I still do things, but I stay home a lot more.
SI.com: What's the weirdest body part you've been asked to sign?
Jeter: I've been asked to sign a forehead.
SI.com: Did you do it?
Jeter: No. I'm sure the person would've regretted it right after if I did it.
SI.com: What do you think you'll be doing when you're 45 or 50 years old?
Jeter: I'd like to be an owner. I think that would be something I'd enjoy. Being able to call the shots would be cool.
SI.com: Would you let your players have facial hair?
Jeter: Nope. They gotta shave.
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