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The most iconic moments in MLB history

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Major League Baseball (MLB) has a rich history filled with iconic moments that have captured the attention of fans and the general public alike.

Here are some of the most iconic moments in MLB history:

  1. Babe Ruth’s “Called Shot” in the 1932 World Series – Ruth famously pointed to center field before hitting a home run during the fifth inning of Game 3 of the World Series against the Chicago Cubs.
  2. Jackie Robinson’s MLB Debut in 1947 – Robinson broke the color barrier in MLB when he debuted with the Brooklyn Dodgers, paving the way for future African American players.
  3. Bill Mazeroski’s Walk-Off Home Run in the 1960 World Series – Mazeroski’s home run in Game 7 of the World Series gave the Pittsburgh Pirates their first championship in 35 years.
  4. Roger Maris’ Record-Breaking 61st Home Run in 1961 – Maris broke Babe Ruth’s single-season home run record in dramatic fashion, hitting his 61st home run in the last game of the season.
  1. Carlton Fisk’s Walk-Off Home Run in the 1975 World Series – Fisk’s dramatic home run in Game 6 of the World Series, which he famously waved fair, helped the Boston Red Sox stay alive in the series.
  2. Kirk Gibson’s Walk-Off Home Run in the 1988 World Series – Gibson, who was injured and unable to start, entered the game as a pinch-hitter and hit a walk-off home run in Game 1 of the World Series against the Oakland Athletics.
  3. Cal Ripken Jr.’s Record-Breaking 2,131st Consecutive Game in 1995 – Ripken broke Lou Gehrig’s record for consecutive games played, a record that was once thought to be unbreakable.
  4. Derek Jeter’s “Flip Play” in the 2001 ALDS – Jeter’s incredible play, in which he ran to retrieve a relay throw and flipped the ball to the catcher to get an out at home plate, helped the New York Yankees win Game 3 of the American League Division Series.

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  1. Barry Bonds’ Record-Breaking 756th Home Run in 2007 – Bonds broke Hank Aaron’s all-time home run record, hitting his 756th career home run.
  2. David Freese’s Heroics in the 2011 World Series – Freese’s clutch hitting in Game 6 of the World Series helped the St. Louis Cardinals win their 11th championship.

These moments, among many others, have cemented their place in MLB history as iconic moments that will be remembered for generations to come.

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