Remember back in 2011 when Dan Johnson hit one of the most dramatic home runs of the century against the Yankees, to send the Tampa Bay Rays to the playoffs on the last day of the season? Here’s a refresher.
We're used to seeing weird things happen on the baseball field. From idiots running onto the field for a selfie to the destruction of life via a Randy Johnson pitch, you would think nothing should surprise anyone.
This was Dan Johnson's game-tying shot in the ninth against the Yankees, which was briefly the night's most "holy shit" moment and which seemed all the more legendary for having caromed off some guy's balls. Verdict: no nut shot.