Celebrating 10 years of 'oohs and aahs'

Web Gems, a popular segment of 'Baseball Tonight,' now in its 10th year on the show

Originally Published: April 6, 2010
By Tim Kurkjian | ESPN The Magazine

Ten years ago today, then-"Baseball Tonight" producer Judd Burch was driving from his home to ESPN when he got the idea: A nightly segment of the show highlighting the best defensive plays of the day, and it would be called Web Gems. People remember where they were at the time of the Kennedy assassination, and when the U.S. hockey team beat the Russians in the 1980 Winter Olympics. Burch remembers, "I was at the corner of Birch Street and Redstone Hill [in Bristol, Conn.] when it happened. I knew ...

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