Willie Davis, Curt Flood & Babe Ruth Were the Goats

Willie Davis – The Los Angeles Dodgers centerfielder made three errors in one inning of the second game of the 1966 World Series.  The Baltimore Orioles won the game and went on to sweep the series.  Two of Davis’s errors were on fly balls he lost in the sun, and the other was a wild throw to third base.

Curt Flood – In game seven of the 1968 World Series, the St. Louis centerfielder misjudged a ball hit to him in the seventh inning.  The miscue helped propel the Detroit Tigers to the series title.  With two Tigers on base, Flood ran in on a fly ball which sailed over his head and both runners scored.  Detroit won the game 4 to 1.

Babe Ruth – With the World Series tied at three games a piece, and St Louis leading New York 3 to 2 in the ninth inning of game seven, the Bambino was thrown out trying to steal second base to end the game.

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