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This MLB player, whose brother, father and grandfather were All-Stars, is best known for his walk-off homer that sent the Yankees to the 2003 World Series instead of the Red Sox.
This Colombian defender committed an own goal against the US, leading to Columbia's elimination from the 1994 World Cup, and was subsequently murdered.
In 2010, this pitcher would have had a perfect game if umpire Jim Joyce hadn't incorrectly called a runner safe at first on what would have been the 27th out.
England's 1968 cricket tour of South Africa was cancelled because this nonwhite player was included in the English squad.
In 1962, this welterweight boxer died from injuries sustained in a nationally televised world championship bout against Emile Griffith.
In 1951, this Toronto Maple Leaf scored the Stanley Cup-winning goal in overtime of Game 5, only to die in a plane crash that August.
In Game 6 of the 1986 World Series, this Red Sox first baseman let a ground ball hit by Mookie Wilson go through his legs, allowing the winning run to score.
This North Stars center died from a head injury caused by a hit during a 1968 game, helping to inspire the NHL to make helmets mandatory.
In Game 5 of the 1920 World Series, this Indians second baseman turned the only unassisted triple play in World Series history.
This Canadian snooker player is most famous for his massive alcohol consumption during matches, which he claimed was medically necessary to stop his hands from trembling.
At the 1968 Olympics, this long jumper's first jump was 21 3/4 inches longer than the world record, and stood as the new world record for almost 23 years.
This pentathlete was disqualified from the 1976 Olympics for using an illegally altered épée that allowed him to score touches without making contact.
Although he was the 1978 World Series MVP, this Yankee shortstop is most famous for hitting a walk-off home run in a 1978 division playoff game against the Red Sox.
After winning the women's 800 meters at the 2009 IAAF World Championships, this South African runner was accused of actually being male, sparking a worldwide controversy.
This Buffalo Sabres goalie's throat was cut by a skate during a 1989 game. He would probably have died if not for prompt medical attention.
This Cleveland Cavalier was guarding Michael Jordan when Jordan made the spectacular shot that sent the Bulls to the second round of the 1989 playoffs.
This Cardinals outfielder had a successful career, but is best known for an unsuccessful 1969 lawsuit that helped lead to free agency and the end of the reserve clause.
This decathlete's failure to qualify for the Olympics was embarrassing, because he was the subject of a Reebok ad campaign that focused on his rivalry with Dave Johnson.
During a 1978 preseason game, this Patriots wide receiver was paralyzed by a hit from Raiders DB Jack Tatum.
He played in MLB for over a decade and now manages the Dodgers, but is best known for his stolen base in Game 4 of the 2004 ALCS, which saved the Red Sox's championship season.
In the 2008 Super Bowl, this Giants wide receiver caught the ball against his helmet for a 32-yard gain, helping the Giants upset the Patriots.
In a 400 m semifinal at the 1992 Olympics, this British runner tore his hamstring, but finished the race anyway with assistance from his father.
This umpire incorrectly called Jorge Orta safe at first in the ninth inning of Game 5 of the World Series, and the Royals went on to score two runs and win.
In Game 5 of the 1956 World Series, this Yankee pitched the only perfect game in postseason history.
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Needing just one strike to send the Angels to the 1986 World Series, this pitcher gave up a home run to Dave Henderson. He committed suicide three years later.
This British ski jumper is notorious for his completely inept performance in the 1988 Olympics, where he finished last in both events.
As a publicity stunt, St. Louis Browns owner Bill Veeck sent this 3'7'' tall, 65-pound man to the plate in a 1951 game.
At the 2000 Olympics, this Equatoguinean swimmer won his heat of the 100m freestyle in 1:52:72, more than twice the time of the gold medalist.
This Cubs first baseman failed to touch second base on what would have been the game-winning run, ultimately costing his team the 1908 NL pennant.
This wide receiver never played in the NFL, but earned immortality for catching Doug Flutie's Hail Mary pass in the 1984 Boston College-Miami game.
This Red Sox manager is most famous for not taking Pedro Martinez out of Game 7 of the 2003 ALCS, a decision that probably cost the Red Sox the pennant.
This Loyola Marymount basketball player led the nation in scoring and rebounds in 1990, but shockingly collapsed during the 1990 West Coast Conference tournament and died.
In 1959, in one of the great pitching performances in baseball history, this pitcher threw 12 perfect innings; unfortunately he lost the game in the 13th.
In 1990, this boxer shockingly knocked out Mike Tyson for the world heavyweight title, which he lost to Evander Holyfield in his next fight.
This swimmer won four Olympic gold medals, but is best known for a spectacular finishing sprint that won the 2008 4x100 freestyle relay gold for the US.
This Belgian footballer had an unremarkable career, but in 1995, his lawsuit against the Belgian Football Association led to radical changes to European football transfer rules.
This golfer needed only a double bogey on the last hole to win the 1999 British Open, but made a triple bogey instead and lost in a playoff.
In Game 1 of the 1996 ALCS, this 12-year-old fan reached over the right field fence and caught a ball hit by Derek Jeter. It was ruled a home run and the Yankees went on to win.
Thanks to an online campaign, this very unimpressive NHL player was named captain of the Pacific Division team in the 2016 All Star Game.
This Lakes forward savagely punched Rudy Tomjanovich during a 1977 on-court brawl, ending Tomjanovich's career and ruining his own reputation.
At the 1996 Olympics, this gymnast performed a vault while badly injured and was carried to the medal stand by her coach.
In 'The Play' at the end of the 1982 California-Stanford game, this player scored the winning touchdown and subsequently ran over a trombone player.
This Cubs first baseman let a ground ball go through his legs in Game 5 of the 1984 NLCS, ultimately costing the Cubs the series.
This Maryland basketball player was taken with the second pick in the 1986 NBA draft, but died of a cocaine overdose two days later.
This Dallas Cowboys Pro Bowler is famous for *two* notable blunders: a fumble just before he would have scored a TD in the Super Bowl, and a failed attempt to recover a missed FG.
Though he played four seasons in the NFL, this wide receiver is mostly famous for a spectacular touchdown against Florida that saved Georgia's 1980-81 championship season.
This chess player is mostly famous for losing the 1851 Immortal Game against Adolf Anderssen.
In the 1983 NCAA championship game, this NC State player scored on a buzzer-beating alley-oop to upset heavily favored Houston.
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This Cameroonian midfielder collapsed on the field during a 2003 game against Columbia and subsequently died.
Because of a lawsuit won by this Slovak handball player, English cricket and rugby teams are able to employ an unlimited number of players from certain non-EU countries.
This Arsenal midfielder is best known for scoring a goal in injury time that gave Arsenal the 1989 First Division title.
This left winger never played professional hockey, but scored the winning goal for the U.S. in the 1980 Miracle on Ice game against the USSR.
In 1905, this player appeared in his only major league game, in which he had no at bats and no balls were hit to him. His story was part of the inspration for Field of Dreams.
At Wimbledon in 2010, this tennis player lost the longest match in tennis history. The final set took 8 hours and the final score was 70-68.
At age 19, this Bruins left winger suffered a career-ending aneurysm during a game. He later skated on the ice one last time at the Boston Garden's closing ceremony in 1995.
This Canadian left winger had a 13-year NHL career but is mostly famous for scoring the game-winning goals in Games 6, 7 and 8 of the 1972 Summit Series against the Soviet Union.
In 1920, this Cleveland Indians shortstop was killed by a pitch thrown by Carl Mays, becoming the only MLB player to die from an on-field injury.
This otherwise completely unknown cyclist surprisingly won the 1956 Tour de France.
She was declared the winner of the 1980 Boston Marathon, but was stripped of her title eight days later when it turned out that she had taken a subway part of the way.
In the 1929 Rose Bowl, this California center ran 69 yards in the wrong direction for a safety. He spent the rest of his life
Though he played in the NBA for parts of ten seasons, he is most famous because the Trail Blazers selected him in the 1984 NBA draft instead of Michael Jordan.
This Dodgers left fielder had an average career, but is famous for a spectacular defensive play that saved Game 5 of the 1955 World Series.
This kicker spent six years with the Buffalo Bills, but is most famous for missing a field goal that would have given the Bills the 1991 NFL title.
This Greek water carrier only ever competed in one international sporting event, but it was the 1896 Olympic marathon, and he won.
In Game 6 of the 2003 NLCS, this Cubs fan caught a foul ball that Moises Alou could have caught, and the Cubs went on to lose the game and the series.
This Colorado Avalanche center was attacked from behind by Todd Bertuzzi in 2004, suffering career-ending injuries.
In 1974, to protest the NHL's slow drafting process, Buffalo Sabres GM Punch Imlach drafted this Japanese player who didn't really exist.
This figure skater is notorious for her involvement in a deliberate assault on her rival Nancy Kerrigan.
This was the only horse ever to beat Man o' War. His name is incorrectly believed to be the origin of a term for an unexpected result.
While this Indian cricketer had a long and distinguished career, he is perhaps best known as the namesake of a controversial method of running out a bowler.

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