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July 1, 2004: Derek Jeter makes catch, dives into stands

Derek Jeter made one of the most memorable catches of his career on July 1, 2004, diving into the third-base stands at Yankee Stadium to catch a Trot Nixon pop-up in the 12th inning of a game against the division rival Boston Red Sox. The Yankees won the game, 5-4, in 13 innings.

Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees catches
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Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees catches a pop-up before he dives into the stands in the 12th inning of a game against the Boston Red Sox on July 1, 2004 at Yankee Stadium.

New York Yankees' Derek Jeter dives to catch
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New York Yankees' Derek Jeter dives to catch a fly ball in the 12th inning against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium, Thursday, July 1, 2004.

New York Yankees' Derek Jeter dives to catch
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New York Yankees' Derek Jeter dives to catch a fly ball in the 12th inning against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium, Thursday, July 1, 2004.

Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees makes
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Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees makes a diving catch in the 12th inning of a game against the Boston Red Sox on July 1, 2004 at Yankee Stadium.

Fans react as New York Yankees shortstop Derek
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Fans react as New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter dives into the stands for a ball in the 12th inning against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium, Thursday, July 1, 2004. Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez (13) runs toward the stands.

Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees makes
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Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees makes a diving catch in the 12th inning of a game against the Boston Red Sox on July 1, 2004 at Yankee Stadium.

New York police officers and fans help New
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New York police officers and fans help New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter from the stands after Jeter dove into the stands to catch a fly ball hit by Trot Nixon in the 12th inning against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium, Thursday, July 1, 2004.

Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees is
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Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees is helped out of the crowd after he made a diving catch in the 12th inning of a game against the Boston Red Sox on July 1, 2004 at Yankee Stadium.

New York Yankees' Derek Jeter is escorted off
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New York Yankees' Derek Jeter is escorted off the field after being injured while diving into the crowd to catch a fly ball to end the 12th inning against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium, Thursday, July 1, 2004.

Trainer Gene Monahan helps Derek Jeter of the
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Trainer Gene Monahan helps Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees off the field after he made a diving catch in the 12th inning of a game against the Boston Red Sox on July 1, 2004 at Yankee Stadium.

New York Yankees trainer Gene Monahan, left, tends
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New York Yankees trainer Gene Monahan, left, tends to a cut on Derek Jeter's chin after Jeter dove into the stands to catch a ball in the 12th inning against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium, Thursday, July 1, 2004.

New York Yankees trainer Gene Monahan, left, and
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New York Yankees trainer Gene Monahan, left, and Yankees catcher Jorge Posada, right, help Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter to the dugout after Jeter dove into the stands to catch Trot Nixon's fly ball in the 12th inning at Yankee Stadium, Thursday, July 1, 2004.

New York Yankees' Derek Jeter, right, leaves the
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New York Yankees' Derek Jeter, right, leaves the field with team trainer Gene Monahan, left, at the end of the 12th inning after diving into the crowd to catch a fly ball against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium, Thursday, July 1, 2004.

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