We've all born witness to remarkable plays and performances from some of our favorite athletes. In today's generation, with 24-hour highlights, the significance of a great play is dimmed because undoubtably the next one will happen tomorrow.
Every once in a while, though, something happens, and we, as the viewers, feel a special connection to that moment, as if to imply I saw that happen. Maybe it's our subconscious wanting to be connected to history.
I've been lucky to witness several of the moments below in real time, and I too, felt the significance: the combination of pressure, time, and place (and sometimes even a little luck).
Please enjoy the 25 greatest moments in sports history.
As sports fans, we often find ourselves curious about the history of our favorite games and the legends who have made them great. Whether it's baseball, basketball, football, or any other sport, there are countless stories to be told and lessons to be learned. That's why we've compiled this guide to the best books on sports history, to help you dive deeper into the fascinating world of athletics and gain a greater appreciation for the events and people that have shaped it.
John Willkom is the author of Amazon best-selling basketball books: Walk-On Warrior and No Fear In The Arena. John is an avid reader, sports fan, and father to two incredible little girls.
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