|Even if you weren't alive when he pitched, chances are you recognize Don Larsen's name.|
Ever since the first modern-era World Series in 1903, when Cy Young and Bill Dineen pitched the Boston Americans past Honus Wagner and the Pittsburgh Pirates in a best-of-nine series, baseball's postseason has provided fans with some of the sport's most enduring images. From legends like Christy Mathewson exhibiting endurance and excellence in 1905 to unknowns like Chris Burke coming up big in 2005, the qualifications for postseason success require only that players make the most of the moment.
But just what are the top playoff performances of all time, SportsNation? Rob Neyer put together his top 50 performances, and we want to know what you think. From Neyer's list of candidates, pick the best performance from five different time periods.
(All performances in World Series, unless otherwise noted).