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

    … your site. Remember, you’ll never hatch any good ideas while sitting in front of your computer. That’s what lunch is for. Most importantly, you now have a new uniform: Wear a skinny tie, never wear socks, and buy several pairs of expensive, slim-fit selvedge denim jeans that you never ever wash. Look the part. Choire Sicha, co-founder, The Awl…

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