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It turns out David Letterman has a 'man crush' on a certain New York Yankee shortstop. (Who can blame him?)

Speaking to Minka Kelly on The Late Show Wednesday, the late night legend confessed, "I always wanted to date Derek Jeter!"

"I believe it!" the 31-year-old actress said, adding her ex is a "great guy."

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Kelly was a regular presence at Yankee games during the couple's three-and-a-half year relationship.

She cheered as Jeter, 37, cemented his eventual ticket into the Baseball Hall of Fame by collecting his milestone 3000th hit July 9, though they broke up later in the summer.

Watch the video on RadarOnline.com

The Los Angeles-born stunner stars on ABC's Charlie's Angels remake, which premieres Thursday at 8/7c.


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