Not only was it his 3000th hit but it was a home run that seemed to hang in the sunny air before gracefully moving toward the seats.
Long time Yankee fan Christian Lopez effortlessly caught the ball; a ball estimated to be worth a quarter of a million dollars in the sports memorabilia industry.
Lopez returned the ball to Jeter and was rewarded with tickets for the rest of the season along with free food and tons of Yankee paraphernalia.
Jeter is a multi-millionaire who will now earn more millions because of this hit and the Yankees are the richest team in history. I would have asked for money. I really would have. They could give it to me quietly and I'd sign a confidentiality agreement and they could have their moment in the sun sound byte.
Actually I'm going to think that's what happened, otherwise this kinda pisses me off.