Playoff Series Ending Home Runs
Bill Mazeroski opened the bottom of the ninth with a home run off Ralph Terry of the Yankees to give the Pirates a 10-9 victory and the World Series in seven games.
Chris Chambliss' leadoff homer in the bottom of the ninth off Kansas City's Mark Littell snapped a 6-6 tie and ended New York's 12-year pennant drought.
Touch 'em all, Joe! Carter kept the World Series trophy north of the border with his ninth-inning blast off Philadelphia's Mitch Williams.
Backup catcher Todd Pratt, a former pizza delivery driver, took Arizona's Matt Mantei deep in the 10th inning to send the Mets to the NLCS.
Aaron Boone set off bedlam in the Bronx with a leadoff home run in the 11th inning off Boston's Tim Wakefield to give New York a 6-5 victory and its 39th American League pennant.
In the bottom of the 10th inning, David Ortiz drove the first pitch he saw from Anaheim's Jarrod Washburn into the seats above the Green Monster.
Chris Burke ended the longest postseason game in major league history with a home run in the 18th inning off Atlanta's Joey Devine, sending Houston to the NLCS.
After tying the game in the sixth inning with a solo homer, Magglio Ordonez cranked a three-run job off Oakland closer Huston Street, sending the Tigers to their first World Series in 22 years.