The lead went back and forth from Pittsburgh to the Yankees and back to Pittsburgh before New York tied the game in the top of the ninth; and Mazeroski did hit the only walk-off home run
in the bottom of the ninth in World Series history.
The term "walk-off home run
" had not even been invented.
I've never hit a walk-off home run
. I've heard talk about tingling.
After hitting a walk-off home run
with 2 outs in the 12th inning in Game 2 of a doubleheader against the Tigers Wednesday night at Guaranteed Rate Field, the Sox's all-star first baseman was as fired up about staying put as he's ever been.
I know they talk about Arizona beating the Yankees (in 2001) and obviously (Bill) Mazeroski's walk-off home run
(enabling the Pirates to beat the Yankees in 1960), but that score was 10-9.
Natalie Hampton hit a three-run walk-off home run
to secure the program's first series win over UCLA.
Hitting a walk-off home run
against rival Holy Name was one of Gallo's most memorable moments of the season.
Carved indelibly now into the collective memory of every Washington fan are two opposing moments: the euphoria of Jayson Werth on Thursday working a 13-pitch at bat that culminated in a walk-off home run
, our $126 million outfielder soaring onto home plate in front of a delirious crowd; and an even louder crowd, anticipating the team's first National League Championship Series berth, falling silent on Friday as a 6-0 lead evaporated as the Cardinals rallied for four runs in the ninth inning.
Then, David Freese, the first batter for the Cardinals in the bottom of the 11th, took a 3-1 pitch from Mark Lowe over the center field fence for a walk-off home run
Two top contenders in the National League East battled into extra innings before Raul Ibanez hit a walk-off home run
to give the Philadelphia Phillies the 3-2 triumph over the Atlanta Braves in 10 innings Friday.
Unhappily for the Cardinals, Mickey Mantle hit what is now known as a walk-off home run
in the bottom of the ninth off Barney Schultz to win it for the Yankees.
Thomson's historic walk-off home run
at the Polo Grounds on October 3, 1951, is regarded as the granddaddy of all walk-off home runs
as it capped the Giants' spectacular charge to the pennant after they had trailed the Dodgers by 13 and one half games as late as August 11.