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In support of the selfless Christian Lopez

In support of the selfless Christian Lopez

Originally Published: July 13, 2011
By Whitney Holtzman

Christian Lopez walked into Yankee Stadium on July 9 as an average, die-hard Yankees fan. A few hours later, he walked out as a celebrity, having caught the home run ball that Derek Jeter launched for his 3,000th hit.

Since Lopez's catch last Saturday, sports blogs, radio talk shows and TV stations have been flooded with people questioning his decision to return the ball to Jeter, which boggles my mind.

Immediately after making the luckiest catch of his life, Lopez was ...

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