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Moments in Time
Written by Jan Larson   
Tuesday, 13 November 2012 22:22

Moments in Time

by Jan Larson

Presented at chapter meeting November 13, 2012

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1. This New York Giants outfielder hit the “shot heard ‘round the world” in 1951

Bobby Thomson

2. This Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher gave up the “shot heard ‘round the world” in 1951 Ralph Branca
3. Name the Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder that hit a pinch hit, walk off home run off a future Hall of Fame reliever to win Game One of the 1988 World Series. Kirk Gibson
4. Name the Hall of Fame reliever that gave up the home run in Q3 Dennis Eckersley
5. This outfielder scored the game tying run in the bottom of the ninth of Game One of the 1988 World Series Mike Davis
6. The New York Yankees outfielder “call his shot” before homering in Game Three of the 1932 World Series Babe Ruth
7. This Chicago Cubs pitcher served up the “called shot.” Charlie Root
8. Name the little-used reserve catcher whose two out, ninth inning single drove in the tying and winning runs in Game Seven of the 1992 NLCS Francisco Cabrera
9. Name the player that scored the tying run on the hit in Q8 David Justice
10. Nolan Ryan struck out this future Hall-of-Famer for the final out of his seventh career no-hitter on May 1, 1990 Roberto Alomar
11.

The Yankees Roger Maris hit his 61st home run of the 1961 season off this Red Sox pitcher

Tracy Stallard
12. Who was the 3’7” player that pinch hit for the St. Louis Browns in 1951?
Eddie Gaedel
13. Who was the Tigers’ pitcher that walked the player in Q12 on four pitches?
Bob Cain
14. This Braves reliever struck out Pete Rose for the final out in the game that broke Rose’s NL record 44 game hitting streak Gene Garber
15. Name the Red Sox catcher whose twelfth inning, walk off homerun won Game Six of the 1975 World Series
Carlton Fisk
16. Name the Reds’ pitcher that gave up the homerun in Q15 Pat Darcy
17. This Red Sox outfielder’s home run in the tenth inning of Game Six of the 1986 World Series gave the Sox a short-lived lead over the New York Mets Dave Henderson
18. Name the player that scored the winning run in the bottom of the tenth inning of Game Six of the 1986 World Series Ray Knight
19. Name the player that scored the winning run from first on an eleventh inning double in the Mariners’ 6-5 over the Yankees in Game Five of the 1995 ALDS Ken Griffey, Jr.
20. Name the winning pitcher in the game in Q19 Randy Johnson
21. This Pirates’ pitcher tossed twelve perfect innings but lost in the 13th in a game at Milwaukee in 1959 Harvey Haddix
22. Name the winning pitcher in the game in Q21 Lew Burdette
23.

This outfielder homered off an “eephus” pitch in the 1946 All-Star game

Ted Williams
24. This pitcher threw the eephus pitch in Q23 Rip Sewell
25. This Cubs catcher hit the walk off “homer in the gloamin’” to defeat the Pirates in 1938 Gabby Hartnett
Tie Breaker How many runners were on base when Henry Aaron hit his 715th career home run on April 8, 1974?  If there were one or more, name those players 1, Darrell Evans