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#Blogathon: My Favorite Postseason Call

#Blogathon: My Favorite Postseason Call

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My favorite postseason call goes back to the last time the Pittsburgh Pirates had a winning season.

The year is 1992. The place is the National League Championship Series. It’s the 9th inning and the Braves were trailing 2-0.

Thanks to a Jose Lind error, the Braves have a chance. But it all comes down to a guy who had only 11 plate appearances in the entire season, Francisco Cabrera.

The score is now 2-1 with the bases loaded. A slow gimpy Sid Bream is the winning run at second base, and Cabrera comes through.

The ensuing play is one I can remember vividly. I was sitting on the edge of my bed at home. Hands covering my eyes because I can’t watch. After the play I had to keep myself from not screaming since it was late.

What a call. Listen here…

http://wapc.mlb.com/play/?content_id=3251567

What is your favorite postseason call?

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About Eric Bynum
Eric Bynum is Managing Editor here at BaseballdeWorld. He spent three years as an ESL teacher in South Korea, and is now working on his master's degree in history with a focus on baseball and WWII. He has played and/or written about baseball for the past 30 years and is an avid Atlanta Braves fan.

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