New York Yankees defeat Los Angeles Angels, 7-5

Derek Jeter certainly recognizes a dramatic moment when he sees one.

As Jeter started his walk to the plate at the beginning of the third inning, he looked up at the gigantic video screen and saw George Steinbrenner, the man he and Joe Girardi had presented with his 2009 World Series ring less than two hours earlier.

Jeter slowed his walk in order to give the Yankee Stadium fans a chance to recognize The Boss, later saying, "None of us would be here and the Stadium w...

Andy Pettitte was the first Yankee to get his 2009 World Series ring, jogging out of the dugout to greet Whitey Ford and Yogi Berra, who handed out the white gold and diamond-encrusted jewelry. Pettitte waved to fans and went back to the dugout, quickly leaving the pre-game ceremony.

Since Pettitte was starting the Yanks' 108th home opener today, he had little time for sentiment. He immediately went back to work, heading to the bullpen to warm up. His all-business appro...