Derek Jeter's Greatest Hits

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Text: Cliff Corcoran, SI.com
Photo: Kathy Willens, Ron Frehm/AP

October 9, 1996

It should have been the second out of the bottom of the eighth inning of Game 1 of the 1996 ALCS. Instead, in one of the most famous blown calls in major league history, rightfield umpire Richie Garcia failed to notice 12-year-old Yankees fan Jeffrey Maier reaching over the fence to pull Jeter's fly ball to right over the wall. Jeter's first great postseason moment tied the game at 4; New York won in 11 and took the series in five games.


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