CBS2-Header-Logo WFAN 1010WINS WCBS tiny WLNYLogo
Eric Garner March: Street Closures & Transit Advisories | Listen Live: 1010 WINS | WCBS 880

3000 ball

Christian Lopez (credit: Al Dukes/WFAN)

Christian Lopez On WFAN: I Gave Back Derek Jeter’s 3,000 Ball, And I’d Do It Again

If not for a rainout last Friday night, New York might never have heard of Yankees fan Christian Lopez. “When I jumped on it, my first thought was to … show everybody I had it. As soon as I did that I was like, ‘This is an awful idea,'” he told WFAN’s Boomer & Carton on Friday.

WFAN–07/15/2011

Christian Lopez (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Mitch Modell On WFAN: Why I Gave Christian Lopez My ’09 Yankees World Series Ring

According to Mitch Modell, one good deed deserves another. The CEO of Modell’s Sporting Goods announced on Wednesday that the retailer will donate 5 percent of all Yankees sales over the next week to Christian Lopez. But that’s not all.

WFAN–07/14/2011

Yankees captain Derek Jeter shakes hands with Christian Lopez after he caught hit No. 3,000. Lopez gave the ball to Jeter. (credit: AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Modell’s, Miller High Life To Rescue Yanks Fan Christian Lopez From Tax Burden; Topps To Make Card

Christian Lopez, the Yankees superfan who caught Derek Jeter’s 3,000th hit on Saturday, is about to get some much-needed help from sporting goods giant Modell’s.

WFAN–07/13/2011

Yankees captain Derek Jeter shakes hands with Christian Lopez after he caught hit No. 3,000. Lopez gave the ball to Jeter. (credit: AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Man Who Caught No. 61: Roger Maris Told Me To Keep Ball, Make Some Money

The parallels are uncanny between Christian Lopez, the 23-year-old who returned Derek Jeter’s 3,000th hit ball, and Sal Durante, the lucky fan who came away with Roger Maris’ record 61st home run ball in 1961. Except for one thing…

WFAN–07/12/2011

Yankees fan Christian Lopez poses with Derek Jeter after catching a home run, the was 3000th hit of Jeter's career at Yankee Stadium on July 9, 2011. (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Report: For Exchanging Derek Jeter’s 3,000 Ball, 14K Tax Bill Awaits Yankees Fan Christian Lopez

The debate rages: Would you have given back Derek Jeter’s 3,000th hit ball? Now it turns out that Christian Lopez, who owes more than $100,000 in student loan debt, may now owe 14 grand to the IRS.

WFAN–07/12/2011

Yankees fan Christian Lopez poses with Derek Jeter after catching a home run, the was 3000th hit of Jeter's career at Yankee Stadium on July 9, 2011. (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Would You Have Given Back Derek Jeter’s 3,000 Ball?

Yankees fan Christian Lopez is enjoying his 15 minutes of fame for giving back Derek Jeter’s 3,000th hit ball rather than saving it or selling it for big bucks. What would you have done?

WFAN–07/11/2011