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Jorge Posada Delivered in His Two Most Critical Plate Appearances

Posada had one of the most important hits in the glorious history of the New York Yankees.

Mention the come-from-behind victory against the Boston Red Sox in the seventh game of the 2003 ALCS and fans immediately think of Aaron Boone's home run.

Who tied the game in the fateful eighth inning?

With the Yankees trailing 5-2, Nick Johnson led off the eighth with a pop-up to shortstop Nomar Garciaparra. Derek Jeter doubled off Pedro Martinez and Bernie Williams singled Jeter home.

In what Posada referred to as the game's most important hit, Hideki Matsui smashed a ground rule double to right field to put the potential tying runs in scoring position. To this day, Red Sox manager Grady Little is questioned for not taking out ...

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