Dennis Eckersley was the preeminent closer of his time. There has never been a closer more "lights out", maybe Mariano Rivera, but I digress. Gibby
coming off the bench cold and taking Eckersley deep to win the game was the most spine-tingling sports moment I've ever seen.
"I don't believe.....what I just saw!" is probably Jack Buck's greatest call as well.
Though, I understand this may not be everyones greatest moment, its by far (even knowing the historical records above and beyond) my Greatest Sprots
I was a little kid, sitting on the living room floor watching the Jays who had just won the pennant the year before. 'We' were down one run and just
when we thought we were headed back to Philly, Mighty Joe stepped to the plate....
#3. World Series Heroes - Joe Carter
With his Toronto Blue Jays trailing 6-5 in the bottom of the ninth of Game Six in the 1993 World Series, Joe Carter had a lot of pressure on him to
win the game. The game was at home and if the Jays lost, they would have to play Game Seven in Philly. But with two men on, Joe calmly went to the
plate then belted a home run off the Phillies' Mitch Williams to bring the second consecutive World Championship to the city of Toronto!
I get tingles up my spine just typing this. It was unreal
"Now the 2-2... well hit down the left field line- way back and GONE!!! [pause] Joe Carter with a 3-run homer!! The winners, and still world
champions, the Toronto Blue Jays!.....Touch'em all Joe!"
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