Sit back, relax and enjoy the most popular MLB video highlights of 2016
Yes, yes, it's hard to believe that 2016 is almost over. But that means we have the perfect excuse to look back at our favorite video highlights of the past season. Here are some honorable mentions.
You couldn't get enough of
But now it's time. These were the most-watched videos of the year:
Stop, look, and look again: On April 22, the White Sox turned their first triple play in 10 years, and, according to SABR, the first 9-3-2-6-2-5 triple play ever.
Listen, there's no shame in getting excited about amazing dingers, even if they don't happen during the regular season. Just ask Byung Ho Park -- his Spring Training solo homer was pretty great:
And on May 7,
In June, after being brushed back a few times earlier in the game,
But that wasn't the only testy moment during the season. In May, the memory of
In the first Marlins game after
In August, Ichiro hit a triple … and became the 30th member of the 3,000-hit club. Between MLB and NPB, he has 4,308 total hits.
But the real heroics came in the Postseason. The AL Wild Card game is always a rollercoaster of emotion, and 2016's was no different. It ended when
And World Series Game 7 had everything: A lead-off home run, a rain delay and a Zob-twist. You know, it's that thing when
Come on, the last time this happened was 108 years ago. The video of the Cubs' finally winning it all was a must see.