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ESPN announces 6-part documentary featuring Derek Jeter

BBWAA Hall of Fame Press Conference
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – JANUARY 22: Derek Jeter speaks to the media after being elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2020 on January 22, 2020 at the St. Regis Hotel in New York City. The National Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be held on Sunday, July 26, 2020 in Cooperstown, NY. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter is getting his version of “The Last Dance.”

ESPN announced Tuesday a six-part documentary series that will tell the story of of legendary Yankee Shortstop and current Marlins CEO Derek Jeter.

The project, which is expected to be released sometime in 2022, will be titled “The Captain.”

“The documentary series will use Jeter’s journey as a vessel to tell a larger cultural story that explores race, family, community, rivalries and more. The heartbeat of the project is candid access to the man who helped restore shine to a team, a city, and a culture,” ESPN said in a release.

The series is being executive produced by Spike Lee, Mike Tollin, Mandalay Sports Media, Excel Sports Management’s media arm Excel Media, and Connor Schell, in association with The Players’ Tribune and Major League Baseball.