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See the year's best baseball photo
Your votes have been counted, and now we reveal your pick for the best baseball photo of 2002. Julie Jacobson captured a powerful moment on Oct. 12, when she snapped a shot of Kannon Kile, son of the late Darryl Kile, standing among his father's teammates prior to the Cardinals' NLCS game against the Giants. "The fans were cheering for him as he took his spot on the base line, and he comes off and they are cheering for him again," Jacobson said. "I think it was very special for Kannon. I don't know how much he understands about all that has happened, but I think he'll probably remember that." Scroll down to view the ranking of the top 10 photos of 2002, determined by your votes. Launch Gallery >



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Photo 7: Kannon Kile, son of the late Darryl Kile, stands with some of his father's former teammates during the national anthem before Game 3 of the National League Championship Series against the Giants in San Francisco on Oct. 12. (Julie Jacobson/AP)

VOTE RESULTS: 1st, 38 percent


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Photo 9: J.T. Snow had the biggest save during the World Series, dragging 3-year-old batboy Darren Baker out of harm's way during Game 5 on Oct. 24. (Kevork Djansezian/AP)

VOTE RESULTS: 2nd, 18 percent


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Photo 4: As the sun sets over Chavez Ravine, the Astros' Orlando Merced swings at a pitch during the first inning against the Dodgers on Sept. 6. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)

VOTE RESULTS: 3rd, 13 percent


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Photo 10: Angels catcher Bengie Molina and closer Troy Percival react after the Angels won the World Series against the Giants on Oct. 27. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)

VOTE RESULTS: 4th, 8 percent


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Photo 2: Second base umpire Andy Fletcher stands amid a snow shower during an Indians-Tigers game on April 5 at Detroit's Comerica Park. The Indians beat the Tigers 10-1. (Paul Sancya/AP)

VOTE RESULTS: 5th, 7 percent


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Photo 6: Cardinals catcher Mike Matheny holds the baseball high after tagging out the D-Backs' Chris Donnels at the plate in the fifth inning on Oct. 5 at Busch Stadium. The Cardinals won the game, 6-3, to clinch the National League Division Series. (David Kennedy/AP)

VOTE RESULTS: 6th, 5 percent


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Photo 3: The Mets' Mo Vaughn dives back into first, but is tagged out by Phillies first baseman Todd Pratt in the fourth inning on Sept. 6 at Veterans Stadium. (George Widman/AP)

VOTE RESULTS: 7th, 4 percent


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Photo 8: Red Sox pitching coach Tony Cloninger puts the Orioles' Brook Fordyce in a headlock as Fordyce pulls on the suspenders of Red Sox catcher Jason Varitek in the fourth inning of a bench-clearing brawl on July 28 in Boston. The benches emptied after Red Sox starter Derek Lowe hit Gary Matthews with the first pitch. (Brita Meng Outzen/MLB.com)

VOTE RESULTS: 8th, 3 percent


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Photo 5: Giants outfielder Reggie Sanders rolls onto his head after diving for Mark Grudzielanek's double during a Giants-Dodgers game on Sept. 19 in Los Angeles. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)

VOTE RESULTS: 9th, 2.5 percent


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Photo 1: The Phillies' Bobby Abreu hits a broken-bat double off Marlins starting pitcher Julian Tavarez in the third inning on April 5. (George Widman/AP)

VOTE RESULTS: 10th, 1.5 percent