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New York Yankees: The Five Greatest Mother’s Day Performances

5. Derek Jeter Caps Off Comeback- May 9, 2004 

Derek Jeter, who batted .317 in 2003, was experiencing a cataclysmic slump that was unlike the Captain.

Entering play on Mother’s Day of 2004, Jeter was hitting a dreary .181 but helped cap off a Yankees comeback from down six runs.

After Alex Rodriguez and Jason Giambi helped narrow the deficit to two runs, Jeter stepped up to the plate in the seventh with the intent to do damage.

With a runner on, Jeter cranked a Julio Mateo fastball 412 feet to center field to knot the game up at six apiece. That dinger set up Hideki Matsui’s eventual go-ahead RBI on a sac-fly the next inning.