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Top New York sports catches since 2000

In honor of Odell Beckham Jr.'s incredible one-handed catch during the Giants-Cowboys game on Nov. 23, we look back at some of the best catches in New York sports history since the year 2000. Catches are presented in chronological order.

RICHIE ANDERSON, JETS - 2000

Richie Anderson caught a fourth down pass on
Photo Credit: Newsday / Kathy Kmonicek

Richie Anderson caught a fourth down pass on the 2-yard line to help complete a massive fourth quarter comeback for the Jets against the Dolphins on Monday Night Football on Oct. 23, 2000. The Jets were down by 23 points at the end of the third quarter but won the game, 40-37, in overtime.

JASON SEHORN, GIANTS - 2001

Giants cornerback Jason Sehorn intercepted -- more like
Photo Credit: AP

Giants cornerback Jason Sehorn intercepted -- more like juggled and then managed to catch -- an errant throw from Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb and returned it for a 32-yard touchdown during an NFC divisional playoff game on Jan. 7, 2001. The Giants won, 20-10.

DEREK JETER, YANKEES - 2004

Red Sox outfielder Trot Nixon lofted a ball
Photo Credit: File photo

Red Sox outfielder Trot Nixon lofted a ball down the leftfield line during a game on July 1, 2004. Derek Jeter chased it down behind third base but found his momentum carrying him into the stands. Jeter emerged bloodied and had to leave the game, which the Yankees won in extra innings.

DAVID WRIGHT, METS - 2005

Mets third baseman David Wright made a barehanded,
Photo Credit: AP Photo/San Diego Union Tribune, Jim Baird composite

Mets third baseman David Wright made a barehanded, diving catch of a popup off the bat of Padres outfielder Brian Giles in the seventh inning of a game in San Diego on Aug. 9, 2005.

ENDY CHAVEZ, METS - 2006

Endy Chavez made a leaping catch at the
Photo Credit: AP

Endy Chavez made a leaping catch at the wall to take away a home run away from Cardinals third baseman Scott Rolen during the sixth inning of Game 7 of the 2006 National League Championship Series on Oct. 18, 2006. The Mets would lose the game and were eliminated from the playoffs.

DAVID TYREE, GIANTS - 2008

Giants receiver David Tyree caught a 32 yard
Photo Credit: AP

Giants receiver David Tyree caught a 32 yard pass while in the clutches of New England Patriots safety Rodney Harrison, right, and James Sanders during the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XLII at University of Phoenix Stadium on Feb. 3, 2008. The Giants won the game, 17-14.

DARRELLE REVIS, JETS - 2011

Darrelle Revis, matched up against Dolphins wide receiver
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Nick Laham

Darrelle Revis, matched up against Dolphins wide receiver Brandon Marshall on Oct. 17, 2011, intercepted quarterback Matt Moore and returned the catch 100 yards for a touchdown. The field-length interception return tied Revis with Aaron Glenn (1996) for the franchise record. The Jets beat the Dolphins, 24-6.

MARIO MANNINGHAM, GIANTS - 2012

The Giants trailed, 17-15, with 3:46 left. Bill
Photo Credit: Getty Images

The Giants trailed, 17-15, with 3:46 left. Bill Belichick told his Patriots defense to "make them go to [Mario] Manningham". The Giants happily obliged, as Manningham caught three passes for 56 yards – including a 38-yard deep sideline catch on the first play of the drive – to key the Giants' 21-17 comeback win in Super Bowl XLVI on Feb. 5, 2012.

MIKE BAXTER, METS - 2012

Mike Baxter's one-out grab at the wall of
Photo Credit: AP

Mike Baxter's one-out grab at the wall of Yadier Molina's shot in the seventh inning was a key late play that allowed Johan Santana to pitch the first no-hitter in Mets history on June 1, 2012. Baxter injured himself making the play and had to come out of the game. The Mets ended up winning the historic game, 8-0. Baxter didn't appear in another game for the Mets until July 30.

JUAN LAGARES, METS - 2014

Mets centerfielder Juan Lagares had enough highlight reel
Photo Credit: AP

Mets centerfielder Juan Lagares had enough highlight reel catches to fill an entire list of his own. He ranked his best catches earlier this year, including the above grab on Aug. 2, when he snared a Brandon Belt drive that would have fallen for a hit 76 percent of the time.

HENRIK LUNDQVIST, RANGERS - 2014

In a career full of incredible saves, one
Photo Credit: Andrew Theodorakis

In a career full of incredible saves, one of Henrik Lundqvist's most recent glove saves stands out. Against the Edmonton Oilers on Nov. 9, 2014, Lundqvist survived a barrage of shots and rebounds from close range, catching and then deflecting the puck twice. The full video of the play can be seen here. The Rangers lost the game, however, 3-1.

ODELL BECKHAM JR., GIANTS - 2014

Wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. makes a one-handed
Photo Credit: AP

Wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. makes a one-handed catch for a touchdown against Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr in the second quarter of a game on Nov. 23, 2014.

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