The Hollywood Gossip staff is proud to bring you Tale of the Tape, in which we break down prospective matchups within the celebrity world. The following battle has been brewing for years - and not just because of an on-field rivalry.
Since his trade to the Yankees in 2004, Alex Rodriguez has been a lightning rod (haha) for controversy, choking in the playoffs and boinking manly strippers. Star teammate Derek Jeter, meanwhile, just quietly does his (play) thing(s).
It's so on. Which of these prime-time players will emerge victorious in a grueling, 10-round slugfest? Let's find out. Ding, ding!
Who's the better player - off the field - Derek Jeter or Alex Rodriguez?
1. MOST RIPPED GIRLFRIEND
Alex Rodriguez: Joslyn Morse / Alicia Marie (tie)
Derek Jeter: Jessica Biel
2. MOST FAMOUS UNION
Alex Rodriguez: Soon-to-be dissolved marriage to Cynthia Rodriguez
Derek Jeter: Gabrielle
3. "FRIEND" SEEN MOST ON MTV
Alex Rodriguez: Madonna
Derek Jeter: Vanessa Minnillo
4. MEMORABLE TRADES
Alex Rodriguez: From Texas to New York for Alfonso Soriano
Derek Jeter: Mariah Carey for Jordanna Brewster
5. HATED BY
Alex Rodriguez: Believers in the tenets of marriage
Derek Jeter: Red Sox fans