MLB Playoffs: 10 Greatest Season Finishes in MLB History

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MLB Playoffs: 10 Greatest Season Finishes in MLB History
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Evan Longoria will go down in Tampa Bay Rays history—okay, in MLB history—as one of the great regular season heroes of all time. Longoria's walk-off home run to lift the Rays to an AL wild card berth capped perhaps the most exciting single day in baseball history, and don't forget: That homer was his second of the game, the first having pulled Tampa to within one run during its stirring seven-run comeback in the eighth and ninth innings against the New York Yankees.

As exciting as all this was, though, it does not rate as the most exciting finish to a baseball season. It barely cracks the top five. Baseball is a thrilling game, and the day-to-day drama of a great September race is unmatched by any phenomenon in any other major sport.

Read on for the top 10 thrilling season finishes ever, including this one.

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