The 20 Luckiest Shots in Sports History

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The 20 Luckiest Shots in Sports History

Babe Ruth calling his home run, well, that was skill.

Jordan sinking a last-minute buzzer shot, that was skill too.

Messi beating every Getafe player on the field then firing in a goal—skill.

Federer making a between-the-legs shot—pure skill.

Skill is probably the largest factor for success in competitive sports. 

But a certain lady is another factor. No, she's not a WAG, though she's at every game. 

Her name is Lady Luck.

The shots thrown, hit or received on this list all come from talented athletes. But few will doubt that in these particular instances, it was that muse of sports, that imp of odds, that temptress of fate who gets the credit.

Click on to see Lady Luck's greatest manipulations in sports.

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