Baseball history has been filled with famous home run shots, brilliant pitching performances, and of course, fantastic defensive plays.

In the postseason, everything is magnified and every play takes on a greater significance, so any time a player does something truly special it is not only celebrated and highlighted, in some cases it is etched in our memories forever.

The greatness of a particular play can be measured in different ways by different people and there is always going to be some subjectivity to the process. But one criteria with all ten of these plays is they came on the grandest stage in baseball, the postseason.

Have other web gems been better throughout history? Perhaps, but the fact that these came at such critical moments make them all the more incredible.

So, without further ado, let’s get to it!

Note: The catch by Endy Chavez (pictured above) in the 2006 NLCS Game 7 was a great leap but didn’t quite make the list.

Begin Slideshow