WATCH: Jeter's "Flip Play" saved the season 13 years ago


On this day in Yankees history 13 years ago, the three-time defending champion Yankees were on the brink of getting swept out of the playoffs by the A's and on the road in Oakland. They held a slim 1-0 lead in the seventh, but with Jeremy Giambi on first, Terrence Long drilled a double down the line that seemed destined to tie the game. As he so often did during his 20-year career, Derek Jeter saved them with an unbelievable play, and the Yankees of course went on to both win Game 3 and the next two contest to complete the comeback, eventually winning the AL pennant. Yeah Jeets.