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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 Individual Performance of the Year

June 5 -- So THIS is why he came to the Rockies. Pitcher Mike Hampton smacks two homers and goes 7 2/3 innings for the win against the Astros at Coors Field.
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Aug. 17 -- Jeff Frye becomes the first Blue Jay to hit for the cycle in 11 years. The last Toronto player to do it was Kelly Gruber, who comes out of the stands to congratulate Frye when he pulls up at first to complete the feat.
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Aug. 23 -- Jason Jennings of the Rockies becomes the first pitcher in modern history to hit a homer and record a shutout in his Major League debut. Jennings goes 3-for-3 at the plate.
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Aug. 30 -- The A's Eric Chavez cranks out two home runs, including a grand slam, and collects eight RBIs against the Orioles.
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Sept. 29 -- Miguel Tejada becomes the fourth player in Oakland's history to hit for the cycle, and he does it in style. Tejada blasts the grand slam in the seventh inning to complete the accomplishment.
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Honorable Mention

May 28 -- Paul Lo Duca has a fabulous night for the Dodgers, going 6-for-6 at the plate with 4 RBIs against the Rockies at Chavez Ravine.
Aug. 23 -- Home-state hero John Olerud adds another memorable night to Seattle's dream season, hitting for the cycle.
Sept. 25 -- Jeremy Burnitz and Richie Sexson become the first teammates in Major League history to hit three home runs in the same game.

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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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