Watch: Jay Z, Tiger Woods, Billy Crystal and More Salute Derek Jeter in New Nike Ad

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Let the Derek Jeter goodbyes begin.

There’s still a lot of baseball to be played in Jeter’s final season, but Nike has taken the lead in celebrating the New York Yankees shortstop’s career.

On Monday, Nike unveiled an ad that features the likes of Jay Z, Spike Lee, Tiger Woods, Billy CrystalPhil JacksonCarmelo Anthony and others tipping their hats to the 40-year-old athlete.

The legendary Michael Jordan makes an appearance too. Because it's Nike.

Jeter, who was drafted by the Yankees in 1992 and has appeared in 13 All Star games, announced his retirement in February.

The commercial, titled “RE2PECT,” will air during Jeter’s 14th and final All Star game in Minnesota on Tuesday.

Watch the ad (and cry, if you’re a Jeter/Yankees/sports fan), above.

 

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