June 3, 2010 BY John Kim
In 2006, Jordan Brand released its first ever two-pair bundle of Air Jordans titled the Defining Moments Package. The Air Jordan VI and XI marked Michael Jordan’s first and fourth championships, each representing the first of two three-peats. Another athlete who may have a resume as extensive as Jordan’s is Derek Jeter, shortstop and captain of the New York Yankees. It’s tough to pinpoint just one defining moment but Jordan Brand designed a Defining Moments PE of the Jordan Jeter Throwback – Jeter’s 9th sig shoe – that Jeter plans to wear for nine games against notable opponents throughout the rest of the regular season. The colorway is similar to the Air Jordan VI/XI DMP; featuring black and a regal gold and a heel graphic noting Jeter’s famous Yankee moments, this Defining Moments PE lives up to the divine standard that Michael Jordan and his brand sets on its athletes. Continue reading for a look at Derek Jeter’s PE and let us know what you think Jeter’s nine defining moments are. His “assist” against Oakland? His phantom home-run against the Orioles?