As everyone witnessed this past ALCS and NLCS, postseason games come down to the final pitch. Some ball players are propelled toward excellency in this one moment, and some are forever distastefully remembered for it, but its the rare feat of striking out looking that really pushes the buttons of baseball fans everywhere, and the mere fact that a backwards K can end a teams season as quickly as it began is something no fan looks forward to. 

The dismal feat of striking out looking has only happened 10 times in all the years Major League Baseball has been in existence, and this is the first year that a backwards K has ended both League Championship Series, but from the looks of history, it sure won’t be the last time we see a player end their season watching strike three fly by. 

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