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Wrapping Up 2001
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Video Vote 2001
MLB.com has plundered our video archives to collect the best plays of the year in 12 categories. Check out the clips in each category and then vote in the poll on the right to let us know what you think is the Best of the Best for 2001.

Regular Season Greatest Comeback/Finish of the Year

Aug. 5 -- After being down 14-2 to Seattle, Cleveland rallies with an offensive explosion in the seventh, eighth and ninth to tie the game. In the bottom of the 11th, Jolbert Cabrera drives in Kenny Lofton to win it 15-14 in front of the raucous home crowd.
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Aug. 7 -- On a play that lasted as long as some innings, Ricky Gutierrez dashes home after a lengthy game of pitch and catch by the Rockies. The Cubs win at Wrigley in one of the wackiest finishes of the season.
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Aug. 3 -- Pinch-runner Chad Allen scores from second base while Jacque Jones beats out an infield hit, capping a two-run rally in the 10th inning that lifts the Twins over the Royals 8-7.
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Aug. 20 -- Ken Griffey Jr. crushes one off the wall and motors around the bases for an inside-the-park homer in the 11th inning to give the Reds the victory over the division rival Cardinals.
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Sept. 29 -- It's been a great ride for the Mets, but Brian Jordan finally brings it to an end. Jordan crushes the Mets' hopes of making the playoffs as he hits a grand slam to cap a seven-run ninth-inning rally.
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Honorable Mention

May 28 -- Pittsburgh rallies for seven runs in the eighth inning, capped off by a three-run homer by Pat Meares to beat the Marlins 8-5.
July 24 -- Mariano Rivera makes the wild throw, then covers home. Jorge Posada throws him the ball and Rivera tags Roger Cedeno out at the plate for the final out and a Yankee win over Detroit.

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Regular Season Play
Home Run of the Year
Catch of the Year
Throw of the Year
Defensive Infield Play
Greatest Comeback / Finish
Individual Performance
Memory of the Year
Pitching Performance
Collision of the Year
Postseason Play
Blooper of the Year
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