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Derek Jeter 3000th Hit Video: Meet Diehard Yankees Fan Who Caught Historic Homer

Jeter got his 3,000th hit today, a home run in fact, and Christian Lopez was the man who caught it.

Tickets to a potentially historic day at Yankee Stadium came courtesy of Lopez's girlfriend, and both her and his father accompanied the cell phone salesman to the ballpark earlier today not knowing that they'd be the ones with a piece of history in their possession.

By the sixth inning of the game, Lopez was brought into the booth to speak with the YES Network announcers, and Lopez was basically star struck by the entire situation.

"I'm on the top of the world right now," he said during the interview when asked how he was doing.

He was on top of the ball at one point, too, after Jeter blasted his 3,000th hit over the wall ...

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