Before game two of the 2009 World Series, which the Yankees won 3-1 to even it up at 2 games apiece, Jay-Z and Alicia Keys performed Empire State Of Mind on the field.

Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, and Joba Chamberlain were nodding their heads to Jay and Alicia, who were nearly drowned out by the echo.

And yes, Jay did utter the line about how he made the Yankees hat more famous than the actual players.