In honor of Odell Beckham Jr., let's look at some of the best NFL and MLB catches of all-time
In honor of Beckham, 7 all-time MLB and NFL catches
Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. broke the internet (in a much more SFW way) with his unbelievable one-handed catch against the Cowboys on Sunday night. It was so good that even 50 Cent's physics-defying first pitch couldn't escape its clutches:
In honor of ODB's play, we wanted to take a look at some of the best NFL and MLB catches of all-time. There are obviously hundreds to choose from, but we've narrowed the list down to seven. Check 'em out below.
Ya catch some, ya lose some
Although Beckham's catch was outstanding, it did come in a loss.
Similiar to another New Yorker's back in 2006:
New York FTW
New York athletes have also made outstanding catches en route to big-time wins. Take David Tyree in Super Bowl XLII:
Or Willie Mays in Game 1 of the 1954 World Series:
Lynn Swann bobbled a pass from Terry Bradshaw, but managed to hold on and help the Steelers beat the Cowboys in Super Bowl X:
Dewayne Wise had an incredible bobbling catch to preserve a Mark Buehrle perfect game in 2009:
Joe Montana to Dwight Clark in the 1982 NFC Championship game -- better known as "The Catch."
Mike Trout leaps just as high over the wall to rob J.J. Hardy of a home run in 2012:
How did he hold onto that?!
Terrell Owens makes a fantastic catch and somehow holds onto the football after getting sandwiched by two Packers defenders:
Jeter makes running grab and gets sandwiched by some Yankee Stadium concrete:
That ball was behind him and then, well, it wasn't
Marvin Harrison, who's been known to light up the highlight-reel, made perhaps his best snag against the Titans in 2006. Look at that extension:
The ball was behind him. Just like this ball was WAY behind Jim Edmonds in 1997:
And then, sometimes, you can't be sure if somebody actually made the catch. Like Antonio Freeman during a Monday Night Football game in 2000:
Or Gary Matthews Jr. in 2006:
Any favorites we're forgetting? Let us know in the comments.