Dewayne Wise Fools Ump Into Thinking He Made Incredible Catch, Helps Yankees to Victory (Video)


Dewayne Wise hurtled into the left-field grandstand at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday night in what appeared to be an imitation of Derek Jeter's famous catch against the Red Sox in 2004.

The left fielder, however, forgot one important part — he didn't actually catch the ball. Unbelievably, he was able to sell the grab anyways, and the umpire ruled Cleveland's Jack Hannahan out.

The ball hit Wise's glove and dropped to the ground, rolling about 10 feet along the inside of the fence toward home plate, where another fan picked it up and held it in the air. Unfortunately for the Indians, umpire Mike DiMuro did not seem to notice and made the incorrect call.

Wise clambered out of the stands and — still clutching his glove shut to preserve the illusion — ran back to the dugout. The Yankees went on to win the game 6-4.

After the game, DiMuro watched the replay and admitted he had made a mistake, saying, "In hindsight, I should have asked him to show me the ball, since he fell into the stands and out of my line of vision."

Watch it for yourself in the video below.

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