Originally written on Reading Between The Seams  |  Last updated 11/16/14
Here at RBTS we went brainstorming for a list of baseball players in the past and present to see who has the best iconic moments. Our goal is to feature players who have wowed us with their signature move that fans all over have talked about, mimic, or can tell you where they were when the incident happened. We will use Babe Ruth for example. We have heard for years about how he allegedly called his home run shot. Baseball purist have told stories about that for years. How truthful was it? We will never know, it sounds more like a tall tale but it’s still Babe Ruth’s iconic move. courtesy of www.mearsonlineauctions.com   Let’s take a look at other Major League players’ trademark or brand that have made them forever popular.  The iconic moments are not in any order. 40. Josh Hamilton’s Home Run Derby 39. Ozzie Smith’s Backwards Flip 38. Sammy Sosa’s Home Run Hop & Kissing The Fingers Courtesy of nbcchicago.com 37. Red Sox Win the 2004 World Series 36. Teddy Ballgame Homer’s In Last At-Bat 35. Rafael Palmeiro’s Finger Pointing 34. Bo Jackson Breaks Bat Over Head! 33. Pete Rose running into Ray Fosse to score the winning run in the 12th inning of the 1970 All-Star Game 32. Randy Johnson Hits Bird 31. CURT SCHILLING’S BLOODY SOCK COURTESY OF BOSTONHERALD.COM 30. KEN GRIFFEY JR.’S HOME RUN SWING & SWAGGER! 29. FERNANDO VALENZUELA HIGH KICK AND EYES IN THE SKY  28. MANNY BEING MANNY! HI FIVING A FAN AFTER A CATCH. 27. WILLIE MAYS THE CATCH  26. LOU GEHRIG FAREWELL SPEECH 25. Joe Carter’s Home Run To Win The WS 24. George Brett a.k.a The Pine Tar Guy 23.Nolan Ryan Punching Robin Ventura 22. Albert Belle Bulldozing Fernando Vina 21. Nomar Garciaparra’s Batting Ritual 20. Derek Jeter’s Catch Then Plows In The Stands 19. Adrian Beltre Hits With One Knee On The Ground courtesy of sports.yahoo.com 18. David Ortiz Flipping The Bat 17. Kirk Gibson’s famous fist pump after a pinch-hit walk-off home run in Game 1 of the 1988 World Series 16. 1975 World Series Game 6 Carlton Fisk Home Run 15. Hank Aaron Hits Number 715! 14. Bill Buckner Between The Legs In ’86 World Series Game 6 13. Cal Ripkin Jr. Ends The “Iron Man” Streak 12. Disco Demolition Night (1979) 11. 2001 World Series Game 3 – President Bush Throws Out First Pitch After 9/11 10. Pedro Martinez vs Don Zimmer 9. Bobby Thompson 1951 Miracle Home Run Shot Heard ‘Round the World 8. Kevin Mitchell’s Bareheaded One-Handed Catch 7. Don Larsen’s Perfect Game In The 1956 World Series 6. Reggie Jackson (Mr. October) 5. Barry Bonds #756 4. Nolan Ryan 7th No-Hitter & Rickey Henderson’s 939th Stolen Base On The Same Day 3. Sammy Sosa & Mark McGwire’s Home Run Race 2. Roberto Clemente’s 3,000th Hit 1. Jackie Robinson: Breaking The Color Barrier Follow us on Twitter LeRoy McConnell III@kcmac38 Follow us on Twitter @rbts_baseball The post 40 All-Time Baseball Players Iconic Moments appeared first on Reading Between The Seams.
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