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Jeter Fan Cashes In, With Help From Friends

Christian Lopez with Derek Jeter
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Yankees fan Christian Lopez was not expecting to catch Derek Jeter’s historic 3,000th home run. He also wasn’t expecting $14,000 worth of taxes to fall into his hands from the IRS.

But you know what they say: You get by with a little help from your friends. And since his Yankees tax debacle, Lopez has found friends in some high—and unexpected—places.