Jeffrey Maier

Jeffrey "Jeff" Maier (born November 15, 1984) is an American baseball fan who received international media attention for an incident in which he was involved as a 12-year-old at a baseball game. During Game 1 of the 1996 American League Championship Series between the New York Yankees and the Baltimore Orioles, Maier deflected a batted ball, hit by Derek Jeter, into the Yankee Stadium stands for what umpires ruled to be a home run, rather than fan interference. His action altered the course of Game 1, as the resulting home run allowed the Yankees to tie the score. They would go on to win the game and that series, four games to one.
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  • Dear Derek Jeter, advice from superstar editors

    … already knew that). Bonnie Fuller, editor, Hollywood Life Derek Jeter could have a hit website on his hands with The Player’s Tribune. But if he really wants to hit it out of the ballpark, he can’t take an amateur approach. Jeter was at the top of his game because he was a total pro who had years of practice and experience as well as talent…

    Lucia Moses/ Digiday- 5 readers -
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