Top 10 Athletes Who Went from Goat to Hero in One Game

The Top Ten

1 David Freese

After committing an error that led to the go-ahead run in game six of the 2011 World Series, Cardinals third baseman David Freese delivered a two-out-two-run triple to tie the game when down to their last strike. Then in the eleventh, Freese won the game with a walk-off home run.

2 Larry Bird Larry Joe Bird is an American retired professional basketball player who played for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association. Bird is a 3x champ, 1x ROTY, 1x Finals MVP, 3x 3PT Contest winner, all with the Boston Celtics. (1979-1992)

Just seconds after committing a turnover that could've cost the Celtics a playoff game, Larry Bird stole the inbounds pass and then fed Dennis Johnson who defeated the Pistons with a game-winning layup.

3 Tom Brady Thomas Edward Patrick Brady, Jr., is an American football quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League. Brady is known for being the only quarterback in history to win 6 Super Bowls, and is often considered one of the best quarterbacks of all time. Brady is also frequently more.

Things went from bad to worse when New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady threw a pick-six that gave the Atlanta Falcons a 21-0 lead. But down 28-3, Brady would lead the Pats on the greatest Super Bowl comeback ever.

4 George Springer

After diving for a ball that ended up going by him to lead to the Dodgers scoring the go-ahead run in game five of the 2017 World Series, Houston Astros outfielder George Springer drilled a solo home run to tie the game in the bottom of the seventh inning. Houston went on to win 13-12.

5 Steve Young Jon Steven Young is a former professional American football quarterback who played 15 seasons in the National Football League and is best known for his 13 seasons with the San Francisco 49ers.

Not having the best game while starting for an injured Joe Montana, 49ers quarterback Steve Young would pull off the greatest touchdown run of his life by running for 35-40 yards out into the end zone for the game-winning touchdown against the Vikings.

6 Diego Corrales

After getting knocked out twice in Round 10, boxer Diego Corrales rebounded to knock out Jose Luis Castillo in the very same round.

7 Eric Hosmer Eric John Hosmer is an American League first baseman for the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball.

Giving up an error in the top of the eighth inning of the 2015 World Series, Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer would end up getting the game-winning sacrifice fly in the fourteenth inning.

8 Marián Hossa

After committing a major boarding penalty in a critical Stanley Cup first-round game, Marian Hossa would end up scoring the overtime winner for the Chicago Blackhawks.

9 Ray Knight

An error by Mets third baseman by Ray Knight would lead to the Boston Red Sox scoring the go-ahead run. But in the bottom of the tenth inning, Ray Knight would extend the game by hitting an RBI single that cut the lead to 5-4. He would then score the game-winning run.

10 Jared Zabransky

After throwing a pick-six with two minutes to go, Boise State quarterback Jared Zabransky led the Broncos to the game-tying touchdown against the Oklahoma Sooners in the Fiesta Bowl. The Broncos then won in overtime.

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