The 50 Greatest Moments in New York Yankees History

9. Aaron "F*ckin" Boone

Date: 10/16/2003
When the Yankees traded for Aaron Boone on July 31, 2003, he was expected to just be a place-holder at third base. However, his struggles at the plate in the 2003 ALCS against the Red Sox forced manager Joe Torre to bench Boone for the less-experienced Enrique Wilson in Game 7. In the bottom of the 11th inning with the score tied at five, Boone was called upon to hit a pitcher he hadn't been able to handle: Tim Wakefield. But one swing can change a lot. The Yanks went on to the World Series and the legend of Aaron Fuckin' Boone began in Beantown.

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