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CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Indians provided a piece of baseball history Monday night, as Jason Giambi became the oldest player to win a game with a walk-off home run.
Giambi -- who is 42 years and 202 days of age -- broke the record previously held by Hank Aaron by 45 days.
His game-winner was a no-doubt blast, well up in the trees and more than 400 feet just to the right field side of center. Alejandro De Azas climb of the wall in center was futile, and Vinnie Pestanos spider climb of the bullpen fence to De Azas left summed up the celebration, which of course continued at home plate.
Theres nothing more special in this game than to do that and help the ballclub win after they battled so well, Giambi said. Its incredible just to contribute.
It was electric, man, Nick Swisher said. It was orgasmic, thats what it was.
Which is one way to put it.
Another was the reaction of Giambi as he jumped into the circle of teammates, after he had flipped his bat out of the box and pumped his fis...
BEST OF MAXIM
Yes Jason Giambi is very much alive and still playing baseball in the Major Leagues at 42 years old. Giambi wears the Cleveland Indian uniform and Tuesday night he burst back onto the front pages with a walk-off home run.
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According to the Elias Sports Bureau Giambi became the oldest player to hit a walk off home run.
It's been an excruciating season for the Chicago White Sox, with the team buried in last place in the American League Central division and with players like Jake Peavy and Alex Rios now on the trading block. On Monday night, things went from bad to worse when Jason Giambi's walk-off homerun off Ramon Troncoso gave the Cleveland Indians a 3-2 victory over the South Siders...
At 42 years of age, Jason Giambi surpassed Hank Aaron as the oldest player to hit a walk-off home run last night. Giambi was called in to pinch hit in the bottom of the ninth against the White Sox and won it for the Tribe 3-2.
Giambi has seven home runs in 124 at-bats this season.
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Jason Giambi is the most dangerous .194 hitter alive.
Giambi pinch-hitting to lead off the ninth inning homered to give the Indians a 3-2 victory over the White Sox on Monday night at Progressive Field.
It was Giambi's ninth career walkoff homer and 10th pinch-hit blast. According to Elias Sports Bureau Giambi became the oldest player in major-league history to hit a walk-off...
It is the worst kept secret in Cleveland baseball circles. Jason Giambi is how radio play by play man Tom Hamilton described him last night – the most popular player in the clubhouse.
As he trotted around the bases in what had to be one of the most vindicating and fun moments of his long Major League Career, Giambi’s teammates waited for him at home plate like a group of giddy...
Jason Giambi still had the chills long after he shook
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42-year-old Jason Giambi passes Hank Aaron on becoming the oldest player to ever hit a walk-off-home run in major league history. It happened in the ninth inning of the White Sox vs. Indians game. Giambi came in bottom of the ninth inning to pinch hit for Mark Reynolds and took a 1-1 pitch from White Sox relief pitcher, Ramon Troncoso...
Last night was no exception as Jason Giambi became the oldest player to hit a walk off home run since Hank Aaron! Here's the video.
Monday night we spotlighted the contrast in walk off calls between a depressed Hawk Harrelson and jubilant Tom Hamilton after Jason Giambi's walk off winner for the Tribe.
Wouldn't you know Wednesday night it happened again. This time Carlos Santana hit the game winning home run in extra innings for Cleveland in a 6-5 victory.
Let's get the bad news out of the...
Cleveland Indians Jason Giambi became the oldest player in Major League Baseball history to hit a walk-off home run, surpassing Hank Aaron, according to Elias Sports Bureau. Giambi was 42 years, 202 days old on Monday, while Hank Aaron was 42 years, 157 days in 1976. The homer
Player of the Game
In his only at bat, Jason Giambi provided the winning margin with a solo home run and it was enough to win him the Player of the Game as well. The blast was 436th career home run, knocking himself in for career RBI 1,429.
The Indians set a new team record today when the scored in the second inning. It was the team's 16th straight game...
Three walkoff home runs in only nine games yesterday! What are the odds of that? Even better, how does one choose which walkoff to award Home Run of the Day? Decisions, decisions.
Let's get to those trots.
Home Run of the Day: Jason Giambi, Cleveland Indians - 22.92 seconds [video]
At 42 years old, Giambi is now the oldest player in baseball history to hit a walkoff...
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This one’s for my buddy Justin – my friend who served as the best man in my wedding. My friend who; inevitably every year calls me during my workday to tell me that ‘the Indians are going to the World Series this year’ when they’re hot, and doesn’t watch them because he’s in his deer stand or some **** when they’re losing.
This is the same friend of mine who dead...