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Morris or Bumgarner?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Dick Whitman, Oct 31, 2014.


Who had the more memorable Game 7 pitching performance, Jack Morris (1991) or Madison Bumgarner (201

  1. Jack Morris

    13 vote(s)
  2. Madison Bumgarner

    11 vote(s)
  1. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    Tough call, isn't it? Each unique in its own way.
  2. X-Hack

    X-Hack Active Member


    Morris also had some bad postseason performances.
  3. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    Morris. He pitched 10 innings in a scoreless game. Every pitch was a potential game-loser.
  4. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

  5. da man

    da man Well-Known Member

    Has nothing to do with the question.
  6. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    I'll ask an existential question: Why rank them? Why choose?

    The two greatest CLUTCHEST performances of our lives, but can't they just be that?
  7. da man

    da man Well-Known Member

    Trophies and orange slices for everyone!!!!
  8. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    I mistyped. Fixed it.
  9. RecoveringJournalist

    RecoveringJournalist Well-Known Member

    I'll take Bumgarner, but it's close.
  10. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    It's just ESPNing the question. I wouldn't even know how to rank them or how to take anything away from either. Does Morris lose points because he was at home so he was never pitching a walk-off situation? Does Bumgarner lose points because it was "only" five innings?
  11. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    You have to.
  12. RecoveringJournalist

    RecoveringJournalist Well-Known Member

    If we're talking about the two best Game 7 performances of most of our lifetimes, I think it's tougher to pitch five innings of relief on the road on less rest (but not by much).

    Morris had pitched six innings in Game 4. Bumgarner had pitched a complete game in Game 5.
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