On October 17, 1999 — 1999 – In the bottom of the 15th inning of Game 5 of the NLCS, Robin Ventura hits a “Grand Slam Single” to lead the New York Mets past the Atlanta Braves, 4 – 3. With the bases loaded and one out in a tie game, Ventura drives a Kevin McGlinchy pitch over the right-center field fence at Shea Stadium, but he is mobbed by his teammates after touching first base and goes no further, making his blast an unusual game-winning single.


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