Ranking the 20 most memorable World Series moments

Most memorable World Series moments in history
See Gallery
Ranking the 20 most memorable World Series moments

20. Freese powers monumental St. Louis rally (2011)

(Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

18. Earthquake rattles 1989 World Series

(Photo by Otto Greule Jr /Getty Images)

17. Roger Clemens flings a broken bat at Mike Piazza (2000)

(Photo by Howard Earl Simmons/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)

15. Dekinger's blown call gives KC a win to set up a title (1985)

(Photo by Ronald C. Modra/Sports Imagery/Getty Images)

14. Jack Morris hurls 10 shutout innings (1991)

(Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)

9. The Babe "calls his shot" (1932)

(Photo by B. Bennett/Getty Images)

7. Larsen throws perfection (1956)

(Photo by Stanley Weston/Getty Images)

6. Willie Mays' trademark grab (1954)

(Photo by Frank Hurley/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)

5. Bill Mazeroski hits only Game 7 walkoff homer ever (1960)

(Photo by MLB Photos via Getty Images)

4. President Bush tosses a strike for America (2001)

(Photo by Rich Pilling/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

3. It gets through Buckner (1986)

(Photo by Stan Grossfeld/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)


When it comes to championship series and games, MLB's World Series has perhaps the most rich history throughout all of sports. Tuesday night, the latest installment gets started, with the 111th Fall Classic featuring the New York Mets and Kansas City Royals -- winners in 1986 and 1985, respectively.

SEE MORE: Ranking every MLB ballpark

Each of those series featured one moment in particular that shook the series -- and all of baseball -- upside down. You can bet you'll find both in the gallery above.

Click through the gallery above to find how we ranked those two among the most memorable World Series moments in baseball history. And after you're done, be sure to watch the video below for more historical World Series analysis: the five worst team ever to make it to the finish line on top.

2 Point Lead: Worst Teams to Win the World Series

Royals ready to take on Murphy, the new Mr. October
Mets' fearsome foursome set to face Royals
Who gets a World Series ring? You'd be surprised
Read Full Story

Sign up for Breaking News by AOL to get the latest breaking news alerts and updates delivered straight to your inbox.

Subscribe to our other newsletters

Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Learn more. You may unsubscribe any time.