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New York Yankees: Chad Curtis Was Right When He Laced into Derek Jeter

Curtis was a journeyman outfielder who batted .264/.349/.396 over his 10-year career, but Chad Curtis is an example of a winner.

Forget that he hit two pivotal home runs in the third game of the 1999 World Series to bring the New York Yankees back from a 5-1 deficit. Curtis' second home run in the 10th inning won the game.

What should not be forgotten is that after he hit his game-winning home run, he refused to be interviewed by sportscaster Jim Gray.  Curtis felt, as did most players, that Gray's interview of would-be Hall of Famer Pete Rose following the All-Century Team ceremony prior to the second game of the Series was too aggressive and in poor taste.

Curtis is a deeply religious individual who led the Yankees' prayer group and religious ...

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