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Greatest Baseball Postseason Hits
From Babe Ruth to Francisco Cabrera, FoxNews.com takes a look back at some of the greatest postseason hits in Major League Baseball history.
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Reggie Jackson 1977 World Series

The legend of "Mr. October" was born during Game 6 of the 1977 World Series. Reggie Jackson hit three home runs in the title-clinching game for the New York Yankees against the Los Angeles Dodgers. He was named World Series MVP.

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Derek Jeter 2001 World Series

New York Yankees Derek Jeter was pegged as "Mr. November" after hitting a walk-off blast in the bottom of the tenth in Game 4 of the World Series against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Jeter became the first Major League Baseball player to ever hit a home run in the month of November.

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Luis Gonzalez 2001 World Series

In one of the greatest World Series games ever played, Arizona Diamondbacks Luis Gonzalez hit a walk-off single against New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera in Game 7 to clinch Arizona's first title.

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Aaron Boone 2003 ALCS

The Curse of the Bambino lived for another year for the Boston Red Sox after unlikely hero, Aaron Boone, hit a walk-off home run in the bottom of the 11th inning in Game 7 of the 2003 ALCS to lead the New York Yankees to the World Series.

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Babe Ruth 1932 World Series

The debate may never end. During Game 3 of the 1932 World Series, Babe Ruth allegedly called his "shot", pointed to the bleachers in center field and blasted a 440-foot home run. The Yankees ended up sweeping the Cubs to capture the title.

David Ortiz 2004 ALCS

It all started with a steal by Dave Roberts in Game 4 of the 2004 ALCS, but it ended with David Ortiz. In two consecutive extra-inning games against the New York Yankees, "Big Papi" hit a walk-off two-run home run in the 12th inning in Game 4 and then hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the 15th in Game 5. As you already know, the Red Sox rallied from a 3-0 series deficit to defeat the Yankees in seven games and then ended up capturing the World Series title against the St. Louis Cardinals.

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Edgar Renteria 1997 World Series

The Cleveland Indians thought they were on the verge of their first World Series title since 1948. The Indians had 2-1 lead against the Florida Marlins going into the bottom of the ninth in Game 7 of the 1997 World Series, but Jose Mesa coughed up the lead. The game went into extras when Edgar Renteria hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the 11th to clinch the World Series crown for the Marlins.

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Kirby Puckett 1991 World Series

Minnesota Twins great Kirby Puckett forced a Game 7 after he hit a walk-off home run in Game 6 of the 1991 World Series against the Atlanta Braves. The Twins ended up winning, capturing the title in Game 7 after Jack Morris threw a 10-inning, complete game shutout.

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Bill Mazeroski 1960 World Series

In one of the most dramatic games ever played, Bill Mazeroski of the Pittsburgh Pirates hit a walk-off home run off Ralph Terry of the New York Yankees in Game 7 of the World Series to help Pittsburgh capture the title.

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Ozzie Smith 1985 NLCS

"The Wizard" made every St. Louis Cardinals fan "go crazy" after he hit a walk-off home run in Game 5 of the 1985 NLCS against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Cardinals defeated the Dodgers in six games, but lost to the Kansas City Royals in the World Series, in part thanks to a blown call by umpire Don Denkinger in Game 6.

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Francisco Cabrera 1992 NLCS

Despite batting only 10 other times during the 1992 season, Atlanta Braves Francisco Cabrera hit a pinch-hit, walk-off two-run single to help defeat the Pittsburgh Pirates in Game 7 of the NLCS.

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Joe Carter 1993 World Series

Toronto Blue Jays slugger Joe Carter "touched them all" after hitting a walk-off home run against the Philadelphia Phillies in Game 6 to clinch the World Series title.

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Carlton Fisk 1975 World Series

In one of the most iconic baseball images of all-time, Boston Red Sox catcher Carlton Fisk waves his walk-off home run ball fair in Game 6 of the 1975 World Series against the Cincinnati Reds. Despite the dramatic shot, the Reds defeated the Red Sox in Game 7 to capture the title.

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Jeffrey Maier 1997 ALCS

Twelve-year-old Jeffrey Maier became a New York Yankees hero after "helping" Derek Jeter hit a controversial home run in Game 1 of the 1996 ALCS against the Baltimore Orioles. The Yankees ended up winning that game and took the ALCS in five games. The Yanks defeated the Braves that year to win the World Series.

Kirk Gibson 1988 World Series

In one of the most legendary moments in postseason history, a gimpy Kirk Gibson hits a dramatic pinch-hit, walk-off home run off Oakland A's closer Dennis Eckersley to win the game. The Los Angeles Dodgers won the World Series in five games.

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Bobby Thomson 1951 National League Pennant

The greatest postseason home run took place Oct. 3, 1951, after New York Giants Bobby Thomson hits the "Shot Heard 'Round the World" off Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher Ralph Branca to help capture the pennant for the Giants. 

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Greatest Baseball Postseason Hits

From Babe Ruth to Francisco Cabrera, FoxNews.com takes a look back at some of the greatest postseason hits in Major League Baseball history.

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