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On this day in 2004, Jim Edmonds hit a walkoff home run - A Hunt and Peck

And the next day, may a run-saving catch.

NLCS:  Astros v Cardinals Game 6
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There are a lot of great Jim Edmonds highlights, but none are held in such high regard in Cardinals lore as his plays, the first one in the right-field bleachers, the second in centerfield, in the 2004 NLCS. The Birdos, down three games to two, faced the Houston Astros and possible playoff elimination in game six of the best of seven series. The Cardinals got off to an early lead, but the Astros chipped away, notching the tying run off closer Jason Isringhausen to tie the game at four in the top of the ninth.

In the bottom of the twelfth, Jim Edmonds untied it.

Tomorrow is a Saturday, which means no Hunt and Peck, so let’s just go ahead and watch his run-saving catch from Game Seven of the series that took place the following day while we are at it:

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