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...