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The Most Bizarre Ending To A World Series Game You Will Ever See

You will never see a weirder ending to an important baseball game in your life. Guaranteed.

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An amazing play at second. An out at home. An obstruction call at third base. This all took less than 15 seconds to happen. When it was over, St. Louis had won Game 3 of the World Series in the most spectacular, bizarre manner you could imagine.

With one out in the bottom of the ninth and runners on second and third, Jon Jay smoked a ball to Boston second baseman Dustin Pedroia, who snagged it and threw to home to get Yadier Molina. Two outs. So far, so good for Boston.


NOT SO FAST. The umpires call obstruction on third baseman Will Middlebrooks for tripping up Craig as he ran toward home. The run counts, ballgame over, St. Louis now leads the World Series, 2-1.

With obstruction, Middlebrooks' intent is not relevant. He tripped Craig on the way to home. Ergo, Craig gets the next base free of charge, which just happens to be the winning run.


And it all happened because of this inadvertent trip, which some are arguing was perhaps not interference due to Craig not being in the baseline when he fell, though that doesn't appear to matter.

Here's how the entire sequence went down:


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