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His error was one of the biggest in Major League Baseball for decades. Some would even argue his error brought nothing but pain to a generation of fans. How could a routine play at first base turn into a moment that let the Mets claw their way back into the game, eventually giving them the momentum to win the World Series?
Full Disclosure: I'm not a New York Mets fan. At this point, I can't even say I'm a baseball fan. Sorry, America's National Pastime lost me when they allowed cheaters to play but continue to punish Pete Rose for his mistake. However, I do appreciate the rivalries and history of the game… which is why I had to share THIS custom jersey I spotted over the weekend:
Any Mets fan born before 1986 is going to want one of these too!