With tight matchups currently playing themselves out in the ALCS and NLCS, the 2011 World Series is literally right around the corner.
We will soon be regaled with stories of World Series past and heroic performances during key moments.
Over the past 106 World Series matchups, baseball fans have been witness to some outstanding baseball—some of it by players who were expected to deliver greatness but also from players who became the unlikeliest of heroes.
What will the 2011 World Series deliver?
That is anyone's guess, but if it's anything like previous performances, it will no doubt be special.
We are about to see a matchup between the Texas Rangers or Detroit Tigers against the Milwaukee Brewers or St. Louis Cardinals.
But first, let's take a look at the top 50 greatest moments in World Series history.
Some of the moments highlighted are individual plays, while some are just outstanding game performances.