"The Other Guy": Iconic Moments in Sports and the Lesser Known Player or Team Involved
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All sports feature iconic moments when one player is immortalized, but another key player involved in the player is quickly forgotten. Let's see if YOU can remember those players.
Against which nation did Vince Carter 'posterize' a rival with a slam dunk playing in the Olympics?
In the 1988 World Series, an injured Kirk Gibson hobbled to the plate and hit a game winning home run in the 9th inning. Who was the pitcher?
Trailing the Patriots 27 to 21 in the 3rd quarter of a game in 2015, the Colts tried a trick play on 4th and 3 with the QB under center and no other lineman. The play was snuffed. Who was the QB?
Against which pitcher did Hank Aaron his his 715th home run?
Against which pitcher did Barry Bonds hit his 756th home run?
Who caught Doug Flutie's last second TD pass in Boston College's 1984 47 to 45 victory over Miami?
Who assisted on Paul Henderson' 1972 Series winning goal for Team Canada vs the Soviet Union?
Against what team did Tampa Bay Buccaneer wide receiver take off his uniform and leave the bench during a 2021 game?
In 2010, MLB umpire Jim Joyce admittedly blew an obvious call at 1st base to rob a Detroit Tiger pitcher of a perfect game. Who was the pitcher?
Against which team did the Oakland Raiders win a game in 1978 called 'The Holy Roller'?
In a 2012 NFL game vs New England, NY Jets QB Mark Sanchez ran into the back of one of his lineman, fumbled, and the other team got a TD. Known as the butt fumble play, who was the lineman?
St. Louis Rams linebacker Mike Jones made a game-saving tackle at the end of Super Bowl 34. Who did he tackle?
Against which pitcher did Aaron Judge hit his 62nd home run this year?
In the 2016 NBA finals, Lebron James made a key block in the final game that lead to victory. Whose shot did he block?
Who did legendary Ohio State football coach punch near the end of the 1978 Gator Bowl vs Clemson?
Who was the starting goalie for the Boston Bruins on February 7, 1976 (the night Darryl Sittler scored 10 points)?
Who threw the interception that Raiders' defensive back returned for a touchdown in their 32 to 14 Super Bowl victory over Minnesota?
The term 'Hail Mary' comes from a last second long bomb TD pass to Dallas Cowboy wide receiver Drew Pearson in a game vs what team?
What Oakland Raider defender caused the hit that caused the ball to be deflected to Franco Harris in 'The Immaculate Reception'?
In the infamous 2002 Raiders vs Patriots 'Tuck Game', who recovered the fumble that was later ruled NOT a fumble near the end of the game allowing the Patriots to survive?
Who did Derek Jeter throw out at the plate in that iconic baseball play from the 2001 American League Playoffs?
Who threw the pitch that George Brett hit for a home run in the legendary 'Pine Tar' game?
In Game 6 of the 1998 NBA finals, Michael Jordan hit a last second shot to win the game. Who was guarding him?
Against what team did Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista do his iconic bat flip after hitting a key home run in the 2015 American League Playoffs?
Which defensive back was beaten by Dwight Clark's famous 'The Catch' in an NFL playoff game?
In the 1983 NCAA championship basketball game, NC State's Lorenzo Charles caught a teammate's airball and slamdunked it for a huge upset win over Houston. Who shot the ball?
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