Ok, not that I really care about the Home Run derby, but baseball has no doubt an incredibly legacy of important home runs in its history. And everyone (including myself), will have personal biases to what is the single best home run moment ever.
So, what is yours. Not necessarily the best home run ever, but the best home run moment.
Some obvious ones:
[li]Bobby Thomson[/li][li]Hank Aaron (715)[/li][li]Joe Carter[/li][li]Roger Maris[/li][li]Mark McGwire (62)[/li][li]Carlton Fisk[/li][li]Kirk Gibson[/li][/ul]
For me, the clear #1 is Kirk Gibson’s. No, it didn’t win a Series (directly), nor set a record. But I still recall watching that game, and the incredible drama leading up to that, with Gibson disappearing down the dugout tunnel, his clear inability to run, etc.
So that’s my #1 home run moment of all time.