Off the baseball field, Derek Jeter is known for dating beautiful women like Minka Kelly, Vanessa Minnillo, and his current girlfriend, Sports Illustrated cover model, Hannah Davis.But the former Yankee says he makes a strong effort to keep his private life out of the media because he isn't immune to the scrutiny.Jeter appears to have an issue with his girlfriends becoming well-known — he and actress Minka Kelly split in 2011, after three years together, as her career began to take off with “The Roommate,” the filming of “Charlie’s Angels” and a racy shoot for GQ.One source told us: “Derek likes to keep his relationships quiet.I’d tell my family and friends, 'If you read something or hear something, don’t tell me about it.' I didn’t want to read negativity." Throughout his career, Jeter has always tried to maintain a strong sense of privacy."I always knew that my job was to limit distractions for my team and not cause headlines," he added.Strait-laced Derek Jeter has broken up with swimsuit model Hannah Davis as her fame grows through her sexy photo shoots for Sports Illustrated.We’re told the Yankee shortstop and the Virgin Islands-born model have gone their separate ways after just less than a year of dating.
As we commemorate the latest milestone in the life of Derek Jeter (the Yankees captain turns 40 on Thursday), we also take a stroll through the future Hall of Famer's perhaps most eye-popping list. And in typical Jeter fashion, neither side ever confirmed."So I kept a lot of things to myself." Once shunning the media, Jeter is now embracing it with his new website, The Players' Tribune (TPT). I think we can coexist." Read Jeter's full interview with THR here.When the site launched in October, The New York Times speculated that this was Jeter's chance to become more "chatty," to which he strongly denies. No, not the Cy Young winners he has taken deep, nor the near-3,400 hits he has compiled in his career. We'll save those for the Sabermetricians and Cooperstown voters. The Indian-born Dutta had quite the 2000, being crowned Miss Universe and hooking up with Jeter, reportedly for a year-long romance. Like some others on this list, Jeter's tango with the Cuban-born model was never confirmed.