Taguchi stunningly becomes latest October hero

So Taguchi joined the list of unlikely October heroes in Game 2, and it couldn't have come at a better time for the Cardinals.

Originally Published: October 13, 2006
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- These are the October moments that live forever. You see them happen. Thousands of witnesses can testify they happened. History will always be there to remind us that they happened.

And still you ask yourself: Did that really happen?

So Taguchi hit a baseball Friday night that sailed beyond the walls of Shea Stadium -- and landed deep inside the lore of the most inexplicable October events ever.

How? There is no other question. How did this man, who hit no regular-season ...

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