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Memorable Calls

If you're Polish and you're from Pittsburgh, you can do anything you want with the words. —Jack Buck in response to Bobby Vinton's less-than-perfect rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" prior to Game 4 of the 1990 National League Championship Series. Fly ball into deep, deep center field, McGee going's going to go!!! You would think they had just won the World Series! —Jack Buck calling Eric Davis' home run off Dave Stewart in Game 1 of the 1990 World Series. That ball is...FAIR!!! Cincinnati's ahead two games to none!!! —Jack Buck calling Joe Oliver's game winning base hit in Game 2 of the 1990 World Series. (Billy) Hatcher flies to right field and (José) Canseco can't get it! It's off his glove...Hatcher's gonna end up at third! —Jack Buck calling Billy Hatcher's seventh consecutive hit in the 1990 World Series. Cincinnati, the champions of baseball for 1990...with an improbable sweep over Oakland!!! —Jack Buck calling the final out in Game 4 of the 1990 World Series. Robby Thompson gets to it...In Atlanta let the celebration begin!!! —Jack Buck informing the viewers that the Atlanta Braves have clinched the 1991 Western Division title in the National League. This was ensured immediately after the Los Angeles Dodgers lost a game against the San Francisco Giants at Candlestick Park. And the Minnesota Twins have gone from the cellar to the penthouse in the American League! —Dick Stockton calling the final out in Game 5 of the 1991 American League Championship Series. And John Smoltz has pitched Atlanta into the World Series! —Jack Buck at the conclusion of Game 7 of the 1991 National League Championship Series. That's going to be a winner for Atlanta!!! The runner tags at third, here's the throw from Mack, here's Lemke...he is, safe, safe!!! They called him safe! Atlanta wins and they're going to say that Harper did not tag him! —Jack Buck calling Jerry Willard's game winning sacrifice fly in Game 4 of the 1991 World Series. Into deep left-center, for Mitchell...and we'll see you...TOMORROW NIGHT! —Jack Buck, announcing Minnesota Twins center fielder Kirby Puckett's game winning 11th inning walk-off home run in Game 6 of the 1991 World Series against Charlie Leibrandt. The play is to home! Out there...out there!!! —Jack Buck calling Atlanta Brave Sid Bream hitting into a top of the 8th inning ending double play in Game 7 of the 1991 World Series. Atlanta hasn't scored in ten innings against Jack Morris! —Jack Buck calling the end of the top of the 10th inning in Game 7 of the 1991 World Series. The Twins are going to win the World Series!!! The Twins have won it! It's a base hit! It's a 1-0 10th inning victory! —Jack Buck calling Gene Larkin's game winning bloop single in Game 7 of the 1991 World Series. Deep to left...and there goes Ron Gant's first ever grand slam! — Sean McDonough calling Ron Gant's home run off Bob Walk in Game 2 of the 1992 National League Championship Series. And a drive hit to right field, Sierra going back, looking up...and this game is tied, Roberto Alomar! —Dick Stockton calling Roberto Alomar's top of the 9th inning home run off Dennis Eckersley in Game 4 of the 1992 American League Championship Series. High fly ball, toward the line in left, calling for it is Maldonado, and the Blue Jays have finally won the pennant! —Dick Stockton calling the final out in Game 6 of the 1992 American League Championship Series. Line-drive and a base-hit!!! Justice has scored the tying run, Bream to the plate...and he is... SAFE!! SAFE AT THE PLATE!!! The Braves go to the World Series! The unlikeliest of heroes wins the National League Championship Series for the Atlanta Braves. Francisco Cabrera, who had only ten at-bats in the major leagues during the regular season, singled through the left side, scoring Sid Bream from second base with the winning run. Bream, who’s had five knee operations in his lifetime, just beat the tag from his ex-mate Mike LaValliere, and Atlanta pulls out Game 7 with three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning. This place is bedlam. There will be no second nightmare for Bobby Cox. The final score in Game 7 of the National League Championship Series: the Braves 3 and the Pirates 2. —Sean McDonough calling Francisco Cabrera's dramatic game winning base hit in Game 7 of the 1992 National League Championship Series. Well hit to left field to the wall Deion Sanders, home run Ed Sprague! Off the bench with a pinch hit two run homer off Jeff Reardon to give the Toronto Blue Jays a 5-4 lead! —Sean McDonough during Game 2 of the 1992 World Series. The runners go on the 3-and-2 to Winfield...down the line, a base hit into the left-field corner! White has scored, Alomar comes around...The ball gets away from Gant...It's a two-run double for Dave Winfield, and a 4-2 Toronto lead! —Sean McDonough calling Dave Winfield's 1992 World Series winning double. Timlin...Nixon bunts, Timlin on it, throws to first...for the first time in history, the World Championship banner will fly north of the border! The Toronto Blue Jays are baseball's best in 1992! —Sean McDonough calling the final out of Game 6 of the 1992 World Series. Fair ball, into the left field corner! Kruk around to score and Kim Batiste goes from goat to hero in a matter of minutes! —Sean McDonough calling Phillies infielder Kim Batiste's 10th-inninng game-winning single in Game 1 of the 1993 National League Championship Series. Batiste had committed a 9th-inning error to allow the Atlanta Braves to tie the score and force extra innings. Hit in the air to right field, Carter has room... And the Blue Jays are going back to the World Series! —Greg Gumbel, calling the final out of Game 6 of the 1993 American League Championship Series. The payoff pitch...He struck him out! And the Philadelphia Phillies have won the National League pennant! —Sean McDonough calling the final out of Game 6 of the 1993 National League Championship Series. Henderson to the plate with the go-ahead run!!! —Sean McDonough responding to the Toronto Blue Jays regaining the lead in what turned out to be a wild 15-14 contest in Game 4 of the 1993 World Series. In Canada, when you say PM they think of Prime Minister, but now they might start thinking Paul Molitor! —Tim McCarver during Game 6 of the 1993 World Series. Well-hit down the left-field line! Way back and GONE! Joe Carter with a three-run homer! The winners and still world champions, the Toronto Blue Jays! —Sean McDonough calling Joe Carter's dramatic World Series home run off Mitch Williams.

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