June 14, 1998. Game 6 of the NBA Finals. Down by one, Michael Jordan steals the ball from Malone, dribbles down the court, and hits the game winner over me.
October 23, 1993. Game 6 of the World Series. With one out in the bottom of the 9th and the Blue Jays down 5-6, Joe Carter hits a Series clinching walk off homer off my 2-2 fastball.
May 25, 1965. After scoring a first-round knock down, Muhammad Ali is seen standing over me screaming, fist across his chest, in one of the most iconic photos in sports history.
September 20, 1973. The Battle of the Sexes. Billie Jean King scores a straight sets victory over me, 6-4, 6-3, 6-3. I turn in my man card at the door.
June 26, 2003. The 2003 NBA draft. Lebron goes first, Carmelo goes third, Bosh fourth, and Dwyane Wade fifth. The Pistons take me 2nd. Oops.
December 23, 1972. AFC Divisional playoff game. Down 7-6 on 4th and 10 with 22 seconds left, Terry Bradshaw's pass bounces into the arms of Franco Harris, who dashes into the end zone for the win. I deflected the ball.
June 2, 1925. Rookie Lou Gehrig gets the start and plays in the next 2,129 consecutive games. He took the 1B gig from me.
March 28, 1992. East Regional Finals. Trailing by one to Kentucky with 2.1 seconds left, Duke's Christian Laettner catches a full court pass at the foul line and hits a buzzer beater. I threw the pass.
July 9, 2006. Extra time in the World Cup Final. With the score tied 1-1, legendary French captain Zinedine Zidane gets a red card for headbutting me. Italy wins in a shootout.
April 8, 1974. After an offeason of anticipation, Hank Aaron hits his record 715th career home runs. I watch from the mound as two college students run the bases with him.
January 1, 2007. Fiesta Bowl. Down by 1 in OT, Boise State goes for 2 against heavy favorite Oklahoma. Ian Johnson takes the handoff off the Statue of Liberty and runs in untouched for the win. I handed him the ball.
October 3, 1951. Final game of the NL pennant. Trailing 4-2 in the bottom of the 9th, Bobby Thompson hits the Shot Heard Round the World and 'the Giants win the pennant.' I threw the pitch.
June 22, 1986. World Cup Quarterfinals. With the score tied 0-0 in the 51st minute, Diego Maradona and I leap for the ball, but 'The Hand of God' knocks it into the English goal.
December 28, 1958. The Greatest Game Ever Played. In the first sudden death overtime game in NFL history, Johnny Unitas leads the Colts to a 23-17 victory over the Giants. I ran for the game winning touchdown.
November 1, 1938. The Match of the Century. Coming down the stretch, Seabiscuit pulls ahead for a four length victory over me, the heavy favorite.
October 16, 1968. The 200m Olympic medal ceremony. During the U.S. National Anthem, Tommie Smith and John Carlos bow their heads and raise their gloved fists in a Black Power Salute. I'm the third guy on the stand.
January 2, 1984. The Orange Bowl. After scoring a touchdown with 48 seconds left to pull within 31-30 of underdog Miami, Nebraska goes for two. My diving deflection gives the Canes their first title.
March 22, 1989. Sabres vs Blues. While tussling with the Sabres Uwe Krupp, I get flipped upside down, and my skate slashes the carotid artery of Sabres goalie Clint Malarchuk. (He survives)
April 13, 1997. Final round at the Masters. 21-year-old Tiger Woods finishes at 18 under par, edging me by a mere 12 strokes.
October 8, 1956. Game 5 of the World Series. With a 1-2 count, I take a Don Larsen fastball for a called strike three, finishing off the only perfect game in postseason history.
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