Rangers Woah Nellie Print
Speak softly and carry a big boomstick: words Nelson Cruz lives by. The Rangers’ slugger was on another level in the 2011 Postseason — one of his signature moments came in extra innings in Game 2 of the ALCS. The Rangers started the 11th inning with three straight singles, which brought Cruz to the plate with the bases juiced and nobody out. He crushed a 1-2 pitch deep to left for the first walk-off grand slam in MLB history. The slam was Cruz’ second home run of the game and third of the series.
After starting the playoffs off 1-15 in the ALDS, Nelly launched an ALCS-record 6 home runs en route to a record-tying power display in which he hit 8 homers in the 2011 Postseason. Cruz’ slam would have been the second-ever walk-off playoff grand slam, but Robin Ventura’s infamous “Grand Slam Single” is not an official home run because he stopped rounding the bases after he reached first base.
High Quality Art Print, printed on Epson Enhanced Matte Inkjet Paper using an Epson P-6000.
Officially Licensed product of Major League Baseball Properties™