Derek Jeter Hits 3,000 and Fan Chooses Memorabilia Over Millions

On the day Derek Jeter needed two more hits to reach the historical 3, 000, the New York Yankees Captain went 5/5 including a HR for his 3, 000th career hit. Yesterday was the day DJ2 became DJ28 as he’s only the 28th player to ever accomplish 3,000 hits in a career. Immediately after the ball was hit, Jordan Brand dropped the above promo video online for viral purposes.

The dude who caught the home run ball, Christian Lopez, pulled of the dumbest act ever. The Yankees pulled him into a private room and asked him what he wanted. He could have sold the ball back for millions or even auctioned the ball off but he simply just gave it back to the team, asking for nothing in return. To reward him for his kind gesture, the organization gave him a few autographed baseballs, bats, Derek Jeter jerseys, Champions Suite Seat Tickets for the rest of the season and playoffs, and he got to meet Jeter, Jay-Z, and Reggie Jackson.

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