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Derek Jeter Struggling To Sell Trump Tower Penthouse

At the age of 37, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter should be having trouble batting against Major League pitching. Instead he's hitting .411 with four home runs and 13 RBI through New York's first 16 games.

Before you believe that everything Jeter touches turns to gold, beware that he is struggling with at least one aspect of his life: selling his apartment.

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Jeter initially put his 5,425 square feet Trump Tower penthouse on the market for $20 million, but has had to slash the price to $17.5 million after failing to find a buyer at the initial asking price. The star shortstop also had to put a lot of money into the Manhattan pad in order to make it more marketable, as you can see in the before-and-after apartment photos.

Red Sox fans, stop giggling. Jeter may be struggling to find a seller for his house, but he's still 2-0 against Boston this season and already sitting 4.5 games ahead of the Red Sox in the AL East. On second thought, maybe Red Sox fans weren't giggling at all. Not much to laugh about these days in the AL East basement.