Found June 19, 2014 on Waiting For Next Year:
He may be channeling Mendoza from a success rate, but Indians first baseman Nick Swisher sure has a knack for heroics. The latest comes via the walk-off, extra-inning grand slam that takes down the Los Angeles Angels in extra innings, 5-3. Check out legendary Tribe play-by-play man Tom Hamilton’s call of the game-winning blast. There are few things better than when Hammy lets the roar take over. One of the best in the biz. Huge win for the Tribe. – (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images
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