Wednesday , December 1 2021

10 of the Biggest Blunders in World Series History

The World Series has been a stage for some of Major League Baseball’s greatest plays as well as its most ignominious moments. From dropped balls to a blown umpire call, here are 10 of the Fall Classic’s most noteworthy blunders.

1. New York Giants’ Fred Snodgrass, Game 8, 1912 World Series

With the New York Giants ahead by one run in the bottom of the 10th inning of the decisive Game 8 (Game 2 ended in a tie), Boston Red Sox pinch-hitter Clyde Engle led off with a lazy pop fly to left-center in Boston’s new stadium, Fenway Park. Giants center fielder Fred Snodgrass positioned himself to make the routine play. The ball, however, bounced out of his glove, and a weak throw allowed Engle to reach second base.

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