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Postseason History


112 World Series since 1903
94 League Championship Series since 1969
92 Division Series since 1981/1995
10 Wild Card games since 2012
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Postseason Top Plays

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Glossary
# Batter / Pitcher Play Description
1
7
b8
2
6-7
Hal Smith / Jim Coates
Smith: 3-Run Home Run (Groat / Clemente score)
16.2
.647
2
7
b9
1
1-2
Tony Womack / Mariano Rivera
Womack: Double to RF (Cummings scores), Bell to 3B
22.9
.506
3
7
b10
1
1-2
Tris Speaker / Christy Mathewson
Speaker: Single to RF (Engle scores), Yerkes to 3B
22.9
.505
4
7
b8
2
4-6
Rajai Davis / Aroldis Chapman
Davis: 2-Run Home Run (Guyer scores)
6.1
.392
5
7
b9
0
9-9
Bill Mazeroski / Ralph Terry
Mazeroski: Solo Home Run
7.3
.371
6
7
b8
2
1-3
Bucky Harris / Virgil Barnes
Harris: Single to LF (Leibold / Ruel score), Shirley to 2B
19.4
.371
7
7
b9
2
1-2
Francisco Cabrera / Stan Belinda
Cabrera: Single to LF (Justice / Bream score), Berryhill to 2B
17.4
.368
8
7
t7
2
0-0
Jim Northrup / Bob Gibson
Northrup: Triple to CF (Cash / Horton score)
9.2
.365
9
7
t6
1
2-4
Yogi Berra / Roy Face
Berra: 3-Run Home Run (Kubek / Mantle score)
8.0
.352
10
7
b11
2
2-2
Edgar Renteria / Charles Nagy
Renteria: Single to CF (Counsell scores), White to 2B, Eisenreich to 3B
20.4
.346
11
7
t9
2
3-3
Joe Morgan / Jim Burton
Morgan: Single to CF (Griffey scores), Rose to 3B
15.9
.332
12
7
b8
2
3-3
Harry Walker / Bob Klinger
Walker: Double to CF (Slaughter scores)
5.7
.327
13
7
t8
2
1-3
Dom DiMaggio / Harry Brecheen
DiMaggio: Double to RF (Russell / Metkovich score)
11.1
.325
14
7
b9
1
3-3
Ralph Miller / Hugh McQuillan
Miller: Double Play, Bluege out (64)
15.9
.325
15
7
t10
1
6-6
Ben Zobrist / Bryan Shaw
Zobrist: Double to LF (Amora scores), Rizzo to 3B
14.7
.315
16
7
t6
1
0-1
Willie Stargell / Scott McGregor
Stargell: 2-Run Home Run (Robinson scores)
6.1
.311
17
6
b9
1
5-6
Joe Carter / Mitch Williams
Carter: 3-Run Home Run (Henderson / Molitor score)
10.5
.301
18
4
b9
2
1-2
Cookie Lavagetto / Bill Bevens
Lavagetto: Double to RF (Gionfriddo / Miksis score)
7.9
.300
19
7
b8
2
6-7
Carson Bigbee / Walter Johnson
Bigbee: Double to LF (Yde scores)
11.1
.296
20
6
b9
2
5-7
David Freese / Neftali Feliz
Freese: Triple to RF (Pujols / Berkman score)
6.4
.295
21
7
b12
1
3-3
Earl McNeely / Jack Bentley
McNeely: Double to LF (Ruel scores), Johnson to 3B
13.7
.293
22
7
t10
1
1-1
Fred Merkle / Smoky Joe Wood
Merkle: Single to CF (Murray scores)
10.5
.293
23
7
b8
2
7-7
Kiki Cuyler / Walter Johnson
Cuyler: Double to SS (Bigbee / Moore score), Carey to 3B
16.9
.290
24
7
t8
1
0-0
Sid Bream / Jack Morris
Bream: Double Play, Smith out (32)
14.7
.284
25
6
t8
2
3-4
Bob Meusel / Rosy Ryan
Meusel: Single to CF (Haines / Johnson / Dugan score)
10.8
.279
26
7
b6
1
1-3
Keith Hernandez / Bob McClure
Hernandez: Single to LF (Smith / Smith score), Ramsey to 3B
13.4
.275
27
7
b8
1
0-0
Kent Hrbek / Mike Stanton
Hrbek: Double Play, Knoblauch out (4)
14.0
.273
28
1
b9
2
3-4
Kirk Gibson / Dennis Eckersley
Gibson: 2-Run Home Run (Davis scores)
5.2
.271
29
7
t8
2
2-2
Elston Howard / Lew Burdette
Howard: Single to CF (Berra scores)
8.6
.270
30
6
b10
2
8-9
Lance Berkman / Scott Feldman
Berkman: Single to CF (Jay scores), Pujols to 3B
11.8
.252
31
7
b9
1
1-2
Charles Johnson / Jose Mesa
Johnson: Single to RF, Alou to 3B
15.3
.251
32
6
b9
1
0-1
Dane Iorg / Todd Worrell
Iorg: Single to RF (Concepcion / Sundberg score), Wathan to 2B
14.9
.251
33
7
b7
2
0-1
Olaf Henriksen / Christy Mathewson
Henriksen: Double to LF (Stahl scores), Wagner to 3B
11.5
.250
34
6
b9
2
1-2
Otis Nixon / Tom Henke
Nixon: Single to LF (Blauser scores), Smith to 3B
11.8
.250
35
4
t9
2
3-4
Charlie Keller / Hugh Casey
Keller: Double to RF (Henrich / DiMaggio score)
6.4
.250
36
7
b10
0
1-2
Clyde Engle / Christy Mathewson
Engle: Reached on error
11.5
.244
37
7
t8
1
6-6
Roger Peckinpaugh / Ray Kremer
Peckinpaugh: Solo Home Run
4.5
.244
38
5
b9
2
0-2
Scott Brosius / Byung-Hyun Kim
Brosius: 2-Run Home Run (Posada scores)
2.8
.242
39
6
t11
2
2-2
Dave Winfield / Charlie Leibrandt
Winfield: Double to LF (White / Alomar score)
7.8
.242
40
6
b12
2
7-7
Stan Hack / Dizzy Trout
Hack: Double to LF (Schuster scores)
4.2
.240
41
5
b9
2
0-2
Tom Tresh / Bob Gibson
Tresh: 2-Run Home Run (Mantle scores)
2.8
.239
42
6
b8
2
3-6
Bernie Carbo / Rawly Eastwick
Carbo: 3-Run Home Run (Lynn / Petrocelli score)
3.5
.238
43
7
b9
2
0-1
Willie McCovey / Ralph Terry
McCovey: Lineout to 2B
26.8
.236
44
7
t8
0
1-1
Alfonso Soriano / Curt Schilling
Soriano: Solo Home Run
6.1
.236
45
7
b6
1
0-3
Keith Hernandez / Bruce Hurst
Hernandez: Single to CF (Mazzilli / Wilson score), Teufel to 3B
12.1
.235
46
7
t9
1
3-3
Frankie Frisch / Walter Johnson
Frisch: Triple to CF
6.1
.235
47
7
b1
2
0-2
David Freese / Matt Harrison
Freese: Double to LF (Pujols / Berkman score)
5.1
.232
48
7
b6
2
1-2
Del Crandall / Bob Turley
Crandall: Solo Home Run
2.5
.232
49
6
t10
1
7-7
Josh Hamilton / Jason Motte
Hamilton: 2-Run Home Run (Andrus scores)
5.4
.231
50
6
b10
2
4-5
Mookie Wilson / Bob Stanley
Wild Pitch (Mitchell scores), Knight to 2B
12.8
.230
51
7
b8
0
1-3
Joe Morgan / Ken Holtzman
Morgan: Double to RF, Rose to 3B
9.9
.227
52
5
b9
0
2-3
Johnny Bench / Dave Giusti
Bench: Solo Home Run
5.7
.226
53
7
b7
0
3-3
Ray Knight / Calvin Schiraldi
Knight: Solo Home Run
4.8
.225
54
4
t8
2
0-1
Bobby Tolan / Vida Blue
Tolan: Double to RF (Concepcion / Morgan score)
5.3
.221
55
5
b5
2
2-4
Johnny Mize / Carl Erskine
Mize: 3-Run Home Run (McDougald / Rizzuto score)
3.8
.221
56
7
t9
1
3-4
Roy Partee / Harry Brecheen
Partee: Flyout to 1B
18.2
.220
57
7
t3
1
0-0
Eddie Mathews / Don Larsen
Mathews: Double to RF (Hazle / Logan score)
6.7
.220
58
7
t9
1
7-9
Mickey Mantle / Harvey Haddix
Mantle: Single to RF (Richardson scores), Long to 3B
12.7
.215
59
6
b10
2
5-5
Mookie Wilson / Bob Stanley
Wilson: Reached on error (Knight scores)
6.8
.214
60
2
t9
1
3-4
Ed Sprague / Jeff Reardon
Sprague: 2-Run Home Run (Bell scores)
4.0
.213
61
5
t9
2
1-1
Rick Monday / Steve Rogers
Monday: Solo Home Run
2.2
.212
62
7
b7
0
0-1
Jimmy Ripple / Bobo Newsom
Ripple: Double to RF (McCormick scores)
7.6
.212
63
2
t9
2
1-2
Terry Pendleton / Charlie Leibrandt
Pendleton: Double to LF (Clark / Landrum / Cedeno score)
8.9
.211
64
7
t8
0
3-6
Dwight Evans / Roger McDowell
Evans: Double to RF (Buckner / Rice score)
8.9
.211
65
7
t9
1
1-1
Yadier Molina / Aaron Heilman
Molina: 2-Run Home Run (Rolen scores)
4.9
.209
66
6
b10
2
0-0
Jackie Robinson / Bob Turley
Robinson: Single to LF (Gilliam scores), Snider to 2B
7.6
.208
67
5
b7
2
2-3
Cecil Cooper / Luis Sanchez
Cooper: Single to LF (Moore / Gantner score), Yount to 2B
9.4
.206
68
7
t3
2
0-0
Tony Fernandez / Al Leiter
Fernandez: Single to CF (Thome / Grissom score)
7.0
.205
69
6
b11
0
9-9
David Freese / Mark Lowe
Freese: Solo Home Run
4.0
.205
70
7
t3
1
0-0
Frankie Frisch / Elden Auker
Frisch: Double to RF (Dean / Martin / Rothrock score)
8.6
.202
71
6
t9
2
4-5
Jack Clark / Tom Niedenfuer
Clark: 3-Run Home Run (McGee / Smith score)
6.0
.200
72
5
t9
1
0-0
Jimmie Foxx / Burleigh Grimes
Foxx: 2-Run Home Run (Cochrane scores)
4.9
.199
73
5
t8
2
5-5
Manny Trillo / Ken Forsch
Trillo: Triple to LF (Aviles / Unser score)
5.6
.198
74
7
t7
2
2-3
Pete Rose / Roger Moret
Rose: Single to CF (Griffey scores), Armbrister to 3B
10.2
.198
75
7
b8
2
1-2
Eddie Murray / Kent Tekulve
Murray: Flyout to RF
24.5
.197
76
5
t9
0
2-3
Del Unser / Dan Quisenberry
Unser: Double to RF (Schmidt scores)
7.3
.197
77
4
b11
1
1-2
Cliff Bolton / Carl Hubbell
Bolton: Double Play, Sewell out (64)
10.0
.196
78
6
t10
0
3-3
Dave Henderson / Rick Aguilera
Henderson: Solo Home Run
4.2
.195
79
7
t8
2
3-2
Bill Skowron / Lew Burdette
Skowron: 3-Run Home Run (Howard / Carey score)
5.7
.195
80
4
b9
1
1-2
Don Mincher / Clay Carroll
Mincher: Single to LF (Lewis scores), Tenace to 3B
8.9
.195
81
7
t9
1
6-6
Javier Baez / Bryan Shaw
Baez: Strikeout
13.7
.193
82
7
t8
0
0-0
Terry Pendleton / Jack Morris
Pendleton: Double to LF, Smith to 3B
8.9
.193
83
7
b11
1
2-2
Craig Counsell / Charles Nagy
Counsell: Reached on error, Bonilla to 3B
9.6
.193
84
6
b11
0
3-3
Kirby Puckett / Charlie Leibrandt
Puckett: Solo Home Run
4.0
.192
85
7
t8
0
1-3
George Metkovich / Murry Dickson
Metkovich: Double to LF, Russell to 3B
8.3
.192
86
7
b9
1
3-3
Ossie Bluege / Art Nehf
Bluege: Reached on Fielders Choice, Judge to 3B
9.6
.192
87
7
t6
2
1-1
Gene Tenace / Pedro Borbon
Tenace: Double to LF (Campaneris scores)
6.7
.191
88
5
t6
2
2-4
Moises Alou / Orel Hershiser
Alou: 3-Run Home Run (Sheffield / Bonilla score)
3.6
.190
89
7
t9
1
3-3
High Pockets Kelly / Walter Johnson
Kelly: Strikeout
15.9
.189
90
5
b9
0
6-6
Chris Chambliss / Mark Littell
Chambliss: Solo Home Run
3.7
.189
91
7
b9
0
0-0
Shane Mack / Alejandro Pena
Mack: Double Play, Harper out (46), Brown to 3B
10.2
.189
92
6
b12
0
6-6
Carlton Fisk / Pat Darcy
Fisk: Solo Home Run
4.0
.189
93
5
b9
2
3-3
Hal McRae / Bob Moose
Wild Pitch (Foster scores)
8.0
.188
94
7
b6
0
0-2
Yogi Berra / Johnny Podres
Berra: Double Play, McDougald out (763)
9.9
.187
95
5
t10
2
7-7
Garry Maddox / Frank LaCorte
Maddox: Double to CF (Unser scores)
5.9
.187
96
7
t1
2
0-0
Yogi Berra / Don Newcombe
Berra: 2-Run Home Run (Bauer scores)
3.5
.186
97
2
b7
2
2-4
Paul Konerko / Chad Qualls
Konerko: Grand Slam (Uribe / Iguchi / Dye score)
5.3
.186
98
7
b9
0
1-2
Jay Bell / Mariano Rivera
Bell: Groundout to P, Dellucci out (15), Miller to 2B
19.1
.184
99
7
t6
1
2-2
Mickey Mantle / Joe Black
Mantle: Solo Home Run
3.2
.183
100
4
t8
2
13-14
Devon White / Mitch Williams
White: Triple to CF (Borders / Henderson score)
4.6
.182

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