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).

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The mystery guy spotted slinking around the Empire Hotel with the gorgeous Friday Night Lights actress Minka Kelly this week was ... Derek Jeter?

While Kelly's publicist has been quiet regarding the male suitor, rumors are flying that Kelly and Jeter dined at Kobe Club on Monday night.

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Apologies to Derek Jeter for lumping him in with these two. It was just for laughs. Derek Jeter has dated the likes of Jordanna Brewster, Mariah Carey and Jessica Biel - and won four World Series rings. He is in a (hunky) league of his own.

To be most fair, we should just say that three of the richest, handsomest, most talked about men in sports got together yesterday.

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Derek Jeter Biography

Derek and Minka Pic Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees winces after fouling off a pitch... or because he just can't handle his own level of hotness. A .317... More »
Born
Birthplace
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Full Name
Derek Sanderson Jeter