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All In The Family: Father of Fan Who Caught Jeter's 3000th Hit Snags Foul Ball At Yankees' Clincher

Posted 11.22.2011 | Sports

Dedicated New York Yankees fan Christian Lopez made headlines after he caught Derek Jeter's 3,000th hit -- a home run -- and graciously returned it to...

The New York Yankees And Christian Lopez: Noblesse Oblige Is Dead

Steve Malkenson | Posted 09.13.2011 | Sports
Steve Malkenson

In the case of the New York Yankees, Derek Jeter and Christian Lopez, ask yourself which party acted responsibly and with generosity and which was happy to exploit its rank and privilege? The answer isn't pretty.

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Len Berman | Posted 09.13.2011 | New York
Len Berman

As baseball starts its "second half," where has the offense gone? At the break, scoring is way down, and batting averages have shrunk to their lowest level since 1985.

Fan Who Caught Jeter's 3000th Hit Getting Another Prize

AP | RICK FREEMAN | Posted 09.12.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — The fan who returned Derek Jeter's ball from his 3,000th hit will get a bit of memorabilia to keep – his own baseball card. To...

Fan Who Caught Jeter's 3,000th Hit Ball Could Owe $14,000 In Taxes

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 09.11.2011 | Sports

It was really nice of Christian Lopez to give Derek Jeter back the homerun ball that happened to be his 3,000th hit, but apparently no good deed goes ...

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Len Berman | Posted 09.10.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Despite it being a city that's produced 35 World Championships, Derek Jeter becomes the first New York baseball player to get his 3,000th hit in a New York uniform. And it's a home run no less. How cool is that?

The Fan Who Caught Derek Jeter's 3,000th Baseball, Then Gave It Back

AP | Posted 09.08.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Christian Lopez was at the bottom of several piles during his days playing football at small St. Lawrence University. So, finding himself...