26. Derek Jeter Becomes Mr. November
Fall 2001 was a little different in New York, and the World Series was no exception. The Yankees ended up losing to the D'backs (something about Mariano blowing a save?), but in a weird way it didn't matter. For three straight days New Yorkers (don't lie Mets fans, you know who you were rooting for that week) were able to put the tragic events of that September in the back of their minds as the Yankees won three of the most stirring back-to-back-to-back games in the history of Yankee Stadium. The sandwich game featured the most beloved Yankee of the era, Derek Jeter, hitting a 10th inning, walk-off homer just after the clock struck midnight on Halloween.