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Derek Jeter has surgery on broken left ankle

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Trainer Steve Donohue and Mgr. Joe Girardi help Derek Jeter off the field (AP Paul Sancya) Trainer Steve Donohue and Mgr. Joe Girardi help Derek Jeter off the field (AP Paul Sancya)
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Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter underwent surgery today to repair a left ankle fracture Saturday. 

The surgery was performed Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte, N.C. and the team said complete recovery for the 38-year-old captain is expected to take four-to-five months.  

Jeter was injured October 13 in the 12th inning of the AL Championship Series against Detroit while trying to field a grounder. 

The Tigers went on to sweep the Yankees.

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