MLB Victims and Witnesses

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Can you name the teams who were on the opposing side during these historic MLB events?

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EventOpposing TeamDate
Cubs' 1B Ernie Banks hits a solo home run in the 2nd inning at Wrigley Field on May 12, 1970 to join the 500-Club.May 12, 1970
Giants CF Willie Mays' makes an over-the-shoulder catch known as 'The Catch' in Game 1 of the 1954 World Series.September 29, 1954
Red Sox C Carlton Fisk waves fair his famous home run over the left-field wall at Fenway to win Game 6 of the 1975 World Series.October 21, 1975
Yankees CF Joe DiMaggio goes 3-for-4 with a double to finish his record 56-game hitting streak.July 16, 1941
Orioles SS Cal Ripken Jr. surpasses Lou Gehrig's Consecutive Games Played record by playing in his 2131st straight game.September 6, 1995
Red Sox RP Alan Embree gets PH Ruben Sierra to ground into the final out of the 2004 ALCS. Making the Red Sox the first in history to come back from a 3-0 series deficit.October 20, 2004
Phillies SP Roy Halliday throws the second no-hitter in MLB post-season history in the 2010 NLDS. Even after throwing a perfect game during the 2010 regular season.October 6, 2010
Dodgers OF Kirk Gibson, even with 2 injured legs, hit a pinch-hit home run in the 9th to win Game 1 of the 1988 World Series.October 15, 1988
Yankees CP Mariano Rivera comes in to collect the save to give the Yankees their 26th World Series title and making them the last winner in the 20th century.October 26, 2000
Giants OF Bobby Thomson hits the historic 'Shot Heard 'round the World' to win the National League Pennant in 1951.October 3, 1951
EventOpposing TeamDate
Red Sox LF Ted Williams decided to play in a double-header on the last day of the 1941 season and went 6-8, giving him a .406 batting average for the season.September 28, 1941
Athletics 1B/C Gene Tenace becomes an unlikely hero to help the A's win the 1972 World Series after losing superstar Reggie Jackson to injury in the ALCS.October 22, 1972
The AL record for most runs scored in a single inning by a team is 17 by the Red Sox in a 23-3 victory at Fenway Park.June 18, 1953
Blue Jays RF Joe Carter hits a walk-off 3-run home run to give the Blue Jays the World Series title in 1993, making it the second walk-off homer in World Series history.October 23, 1993
1B Jackie Robinson goes 0-for-3 in his MLB debut for the Brooklyn Dodgers on April 15th, 1947--finally breaking the color barrier in the MLB.April 15, 1947
Royals SP Bret Saberhagen throws a complete game shutout in Game 7 of the 1985 World Series to give the Royals their first and only title.October 27, 1985
Red Sox SP Roger Clemens becomes the first pitcher in MLB history to record 20 strikeouts in a 9-inning game.April 29, 1986
Braves SP Lew Burdette pitches a complete-game shut-out on 2 days rest in Game 7 of the 1957 World Series to give the Braves their only title as the 'Milwaukee Braves'.October 10, 1957
Yankees LF Babe Ruth's 'called shot' led to a home run that landed 'supposedly' where Ruth pointed to in the 5th inning of Game 3 of the 1932 World Series.October 1, 1932
Braves LF Henry 'Hank' Aaron hit his 715th career home run to deep left-field in front of a home crowd to become the first player to surpass Babe Ruth's all-time home run record.April 8, 1974

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