The greatest game ever played

Originally Published: October 13, 2010
By David Schoenfield | ESPN.com

More than 395,000 major league baseball games have been played since the National League began in 1876.

Not everybody believes Game 7 of the 1960 World Series is the greatest one. Many point to Bobby Thomson and the Shot Heard 'Round the World. The New England literati write poetically about Carlton Fisk's home run or Dave Roberts' steal or, in moments of melancholy, Bill Buckner and Aaron Boone. My friend Jim Caple is partial to Game 7 of the 1991 World Series, the tense 1-0 extra-inning ...

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