October 24, 2011

Joe Carter's Winning Blast Off 'Wild Thing'

Rick Weinberg, ESPN

Just one time.

Only once had a World Series ended with a walk-off home run. That was in 1960, when Bill Mazeroski's leadoff homer in bottom of the ninth inning in Game 7 gave the Pittsburgh Pirates a 10-9 victory over the New York Yankees.

 

However, a player had never hit a come-from-behind, World Series-winning home run.

 

Until 1993.

 

Until Joe Carter.

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