Podsednik's homer can't be explained

Scott Podsednik hitting a walkoff homer off Brad Lidge defied all reason -- until it actually happened in Game 2, writes Jayson Stark.

Originally Published: October 23, 2005
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

CHICAGO -- The magic of October lies in the moments that can't be explained. Not five minutes later. Not five decades later.

So try to explain this moment. This game-winning moment. This game-winning home run hit by a man who hit no home runs all year.

This game-winning home run hit off a pitcher who already seemed to have served up the most painful homer of his lifetime -- and was just as likely not to serve up another one until the 4th of July.

Try to explain it. Go ahead. ...

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