#KALAMA2OOProud pays tribute to New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, one of the most accomplished and respected players in baseball history. Friends and fans from Derek's hometown of Kalamazoo, Michigan, participated in the video, showing their respect for him and their appreciation for his career and his continuing philanthropy, which includes the Turn 2 Foundation and Jeter's Leaders. Kalamazoo tips its cap to The Captain!

Produced by ImageStream - Creative Communications, Portage, Michigan
and Homewatch CareGivers, Kalamazoo, Michigan http://www.homewatchcaregivers.com/kalamazoo/home-care.aspx

Produced by Michael Betz
Associate Producers: Jennifer Kalhorn, Abbie Maikoski
Directed by Michael Betz, Michael Story
Director of Photography: Michael Story
Scriptwriting: Michael Story, Michael Betz
Cinematography: Michael Story, Thomas Brooks, Greg Jennings, Jr.
Edit: Michael Story, Thomas Brooks

Narrated by Felix Brooks

In order of appearance:

Our sand lot baseball team:
Allie Kalhorn
Alyssa Kalhorn
Hannah Kalhorn
Timmy Kalhorn
Phoenix Maikoski-Newton
Jayce Todd
Jayden Walker

Von Washington, Jr.
Kalamazoo Promise

Michael Odar
Greenleaf Trust

Jeter’s Leaders

Cumberland Street friends and neighbors
At Derek Jeter’s boyhood home

Mike Hinga and Don Zomer
Jeter’s High School baseball coaches

Eileen Wilson-Oyelaran
Kalamazoo College

Paul Kalhorn, Mark Burpee, Derek Ricca, Jake Leatherman, Jake Leuvoy
Radisson staff – first greeters when Jeter comes home

Donald Webster
Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety

John Dunn
Western Michigan University

Tim Terrentine
Kalamazoo Chamber of Commerce

Kalamazoo Growlers Baseball Club

Mickey Ciokajlo
MLive Media Group/ Kalamazoo Gazette

Bill Johnston, Ronda Stryker
Greenleaf Trust, Stryker Corporation

Doug Decker, Bobby Hopewell
Gorilla Gourmet, City of Kalamazoo

Shirley Garzelloni , Andra Zommers
Jeter’s 4th Grade Teacher, St. Augustine School

Marilyn Schlack
Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Matt Giraud
American Idol, another favorite hometown son

Kate Tillotson, Andy Dominianni, Ed Kengerski
Newschannel 3

Greg Jennings, Jr.
Minnesota Vikings and boyhood friend

Michael Rice
Kalamazoo Public Schools

Bob Ezelle, boys and girls
Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Kalamazoo

Valerie Boggan, Sarah Baca, Van Dickerson
Kalamazoo Central High School

Girls on the Run

Sanjay Lal, photo of Shanti Lal
Shanti was Derek’s best friend in high school

Scott Spada, Jeremy Follewell
Maroon Giants Baseball Team

Members of the Greater Kalamazoo Community
Representing all of us who RE2PECT Derek Jeter