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2011 World Series: Allen Craig and the 10 Biggest Pinch-Hits in WS History

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2011 World Series: Allen Craig and the 10 Biggest Pinch-Hits in WS History
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Allen Craig came off the bench Wednesday evening to deliver the biggest blow of Game 1 of the 2011 World Series with a clutch go-ahead RBI to right field.

Craig's two-out base hit snapped a 2-2 tie and helped the St. Louis Cardinals defeat the Texas Rangers, 3-2.

Pinch-hitting is often called the hardest thing to do in baseball, and the stakes are never higher than in the Fall Classic where one swing of the bat can make all the difference.

Craig is not the only hitter to grab a bat and take his hacks with the lure of a championship on the line.

Here are the top 10 World Series pinch-hit at-bats of all time.

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