Baseball Postseason Heroes

Baseball is a sport where history is cherished. That level of reverence is heightened during the postseason, when these stars of the diamond become immortal legends. People want to hear the inspirational stories baseball’s playoff heroes have to tell. They make especially great speakers when these anecdotes are set against the backdrop of their achievements. 

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Aaron Boone is a former Major League Baseball Player whose career spanned over 13 years.  During his MLB tenure, he played for multiple teams but he found his longest term over the first six years wit...

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Carlos Beltran compiled one of the best careers in baseball history.  He was a nine-time All-Star and impressively made the American League squad as a 39-year-old with the New York Yankees in 2016.  B...

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Curt Schilling, one of the Boston Red Sox’s most famous right-handed pitchers. Schilling was born in Alaska in 1966 and attended both high school and college in Arizona. He launched his professional c...

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David Freese grew up in Wildwood, Missouri and had a standout prep baseball career at Lafayette High School where he hit .533 with 23 homeruns as a senior.  After high school he signed on to play at S...

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Known as "Big Papi" by all, David Ortiz is loved and adored by fans across Major League Baseball and revered in his home country, the Dominican Republic.  A ten-time All-Star, seven-time Silver Slugge...

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Derek Jeter is a living legend.  During his 20-year career with the New York Yankees he led the Bronx Bombers to five World Series titles and an unprecedented 17 postseason appearances.  Although his...

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Jack Morris is a former professional baseball player who, over the span of his eighteen-year career, won four World Series Championships with three different professional teams. Morris was a pitcher i...

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“Touch em’ all Joe!” Those were the legendary words uttered after Joe Carter hit a walk-off homerun to win the 1993 World Series for the Toronto Blue Jays. Carter got his start in professional basebal...

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Kirk Gibson has been a part of Major League Baseball since the 70’s as a player, coach and manager. During his college days he starred at Michigan State University as both a wide receiver for th...

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Luis Gonzalez played for six major league teams, but gained the most notoriety as a key contributor to the early success of the Arizona Diamondbacks.  Gonzalez was a five-time All-Star and had th...

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Madison Bumgarner is the ace of the San Francisco Giants and hero of the 2014 World Series.  Bumgarner was named MVP of both the NLCS and the World Series, throwing 52 2/3 innings total postseaso...

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Orel Hershiser is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. Hershiser attended Bowling Green State University where he hardly played his freshman year. As a sophomore, Hershiser was academically ineligi...

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Ozzie Smith is a former MLB shortstop, most famous for his years with the St. Louis Cardinals. Smith made his MLB debut with the San Diego Padres in 1978, finishing second in the National League Rooki...

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Reggie Jackson is a world renowned retired Major League Baseball right fielder. Prior to his 21 season career in the majors, Reggie attended college at Arizona State University and played both footbal...