Derek Jeter's 3,000th Hit, Christian Lopez and 6 Other Selfless Sports Moments

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Derek Jeter's 3,000th Hit, Christian Lopez and 6 Other Selfless Sports Moments
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Derek Jeter and Christian Lopez are all over the news regarding the infamous 3,000th hit ball. Most of the media is applauding Lopez for giving the ball to Jeter. However, some thought he should have sold it to the highest bidder.

In our current sports culture, it's usually all about 'me and my money'. Every once in a while we get someone, whether an athlete, a fan, or a coach who does something extraordinary and not for themselves. They are not thinking about their ego or their fame; they are just doing something because it should be done.

Here is a list of other sports figures who put their egos aside and did something for the greater good.

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