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Memorable Moments in Sports: Canseco's "Head Ball"

Here's the first in a series of "Memorable Moments in Sports" from The World Almanac 2008—this time, from the "Greatest Embarrassments" category:
Jose Canseco (Texas Rangers), May 26, 1993
Playing right field against the Cleveland Indians, Canseco lost a fly ball (hit by Carlos Martinez) in the lights. The ball bounced off Canseco's head and over the wall, for a home run. The Harrisburg Heat pro soccer team jokingly offered Canseco a contract the next day, citing his "great potential for the head ball."
I can't decide which is better: the shot of Canseco rubbing the back of his head, or the slow-mo instant replay. Guess I'd better watch it again. And again. And again.

Previously: "Unbreakable" Sports Records (from The World Almanac 2007)

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