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Eyewitness accounts of baseball "miracles"

10/21/2007

Kirk Gibson

Kirk Gibson


Baseball history is full of stories that border on miraculous. They've included amazing comebacks, extraordinary plays, unexpected feats, out-of-nowhere players, and improbable teams -- like the 2007 Colorado Rockies, winning 21 of 22 games to reach the World Series.

We've all seen them. They're the ones that defy logic, making us sit up and say, in the immortal words of Jack Buck, "I can't believe what I just saw!"

In light of the Rockies' unbelievable run, six of ESPN.com's experts share their personal accounts of baseball "miracles" -- and half of them involve an October night in Los Angeles 19 years ago.