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Jeter, Pettitte, Rivera and Posada: The 2009 WS Was Special to the “Humble 4”

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All four recognized the significance of the moment as Derek Jeter held the World Series trophy high over his head; 1996, 1998, 1999 and 2000 no longer seemed so far in the past.

"This is what you play for," Jeter said, according to ESPN.com's Jayson Stark. "When you're six, seven, years old, you're out on the field, thinking about being in the World Series, winning the World Series. And it's always something special to be able to do it."

Andy Pettitte, who won the clinching game of the 2009 World Series against the Philadelphia Phillies, was his usual modest self. "I just feel very fortunate, very blessed, to be healthy right now and to be able to pitch in the postseason here and help this team win," he said.

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