On June 9, 1984 — With the score tied 3-3 and the bases loaded in the 12th inning, Garry Hancock decides to drop Pete O’Brien’s long foul flyball to prevent the out from becoming a game-ending sacrifice fly. Wayne Tolleson tags up and scores the winning run for Texas when the umpires rule the left fielder had caught the ball.

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