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Derek Jeter confirms Hannah Davis engagement in Players' Tribune post about his dog

Derek Jeter and Hannah Davis at the annual

Derek Jeter and Hannah Davis at the annual Met Gala at the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 4, 2015. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Larry Busacca

Talk about burying the lede.

Derek Jeter confirmed his engagement to supermodel Hannah Davis on Tuesday in a Players' Tribune post almost entirely about his dog.

Jeter, who retired from the Yankees after the 2014 season and is the site's founding publisher, said he had never owned a dog in his life. But when he described how he got the dog -- a Mastiff named Kane -- he casually worked in the fact that he is engaged to Davis.

"I had no idea what I was in for as a new dog owner," Jeter wrote. "He was a Christmas gift last year from my fiancée, whose family had Mastiffs growing up. I've never owned a pet in my life."

Jeter has long been private about his personal life, but rumors had swirled about Jeter and Davis' engagement in the past week.

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