The Impossible Return

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Does a baseball team that is down by a score of 14 to 2 in the 7th inning have any prayer of winning? If history or experience is your judge, then the answer is no.

On Sunday, August 5th, 2001, the Seattle Mariners were on their way to a record setting season of 116 wins, and they had the Cleveland Indians down by 12 runs with just a handfull of outs left to get. The score was so high, many of the starters on both teams were lifted from the game for much needed rest. It was inconceivable that the Mariners would not take another win away on this Sunday evening.

You don't have to be an Indians fan to enjoy the final innings of this game. You don't even have to be a baseball fan to be inspired by it. Take a listen and look at the impossible return.

I have fixed several bugs, intro and conclusionary music, animated the base-runners, and added player photos since the first release of this movie.

Credit John Williams for the music: Saving Private Ryan & The Natural, and credit Tom Hamilton, WTAM, The Cleveland Indians, & Major League Baseball for the radio play-by-play.



it was very good


I like baseball so much and finally people are starting to realize what its about. i saw that game on espn.

YES! Something for baseball fans..

An amazing true story of beating the odds and capturing glory from the clutches of utter defeat. "Unbelieveable!" ^_^

A baseball miracle

It looks like you put a ton of effort into this. Great job at capturing this miracle in baseball!!!!

Great job with adding the continue buttons to go at your own pace. That was worth extra points from me on top of the high score I already gave you.

Good, butnot worthy of top 50.

All this really is is adding sounds, making text boxes move, and showng a few pics. This prb only took a day to make. I will prb sound harsh snce i think it deserves a lower ranking. If this wasn't on the top 50 i would sound much nicer. I know that this couldn't have been much different since it is the way it is. I think the top 50 is meant for really great movies that take days or even weeks to make. I am saying the effort just wasn't there. I still think this is a good informative flash though. It is worth a view to any baseball fan.

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3.73 / 5.00

Oct 14, 2001
3:16 PM EDT