Yahoo Sports MLB columnist Tim Brown remembers the game in which little Shane Robinson came up big for the Cardinals against the Dodgers in the 2013 postseason.In our Homer History series, writers re-tell the stories of memorable home runs from their perspective. In this installment,
The best home run is the one you never saw coming. The best home run challenged everything you thought you knew about the game and then everything you knew, if anything, about science. The best home run rose up from the actual intentions of a 5-foot-9, 165-pound outfielder and landed in the seats – on a hop, technically – because the game isn’t always settled in the moment of contact.
Maybe not the best home run, exactly. But certainly among the most charming, and on a short list of the least predictable, and precisely why this particular home run has settled into my heart as one of happiest collisions of bat, ball and career I’veRead More »from Homer History: Shane Robinson's postseason blast no one saw coming