Lessons in Sport: Did you recognize Carlton Fisk’s Game 6 home run from the 1975 World Series?

Lessons in Sport: Did you recognize Carlton Fisk’s Game 6 home run from the 1975 World Series?

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Carlton Fisk As Seen On Lessons In Sport

How good are you at deciphering visual sports puzzles? Instagram user @lessonsinsport renders stark graphics that hint at legendary sports figures and events (like the inset image which recalls Carlton Fisk’s barely-fair home run from the 1975 World Series).

See if you can figure out each athlete, team or event portrayed in the images following the video… the answers are listed at the end of the post. Then be sure to check out our other Lessons in Sport starring Muhammad Ali, Pete Maravich, Joe Namath and Kareem Adbul-Jabbar.

Fisk’s iconic walk-off home run came in the 12th inning for the Boston Red Sox versus the Cincinnati Reds to tie the ’75 Series at three game apiece. The ball struck the foul pole high above Fenway Park’s famed Green Monster. In 2012, the game was ranked Number 1 in MLB Network’s 20 Greatest Games.

LESSON ONE: FRAT PACK

Phi Slama Jama As Seen On Lessons In Sport

LESSON TWO: RIGGED RESULT

Battle of the Sexes As Seen On Lessons In Sport

LESSON THREE: FASHION TRACK

Florence Griffith Joyner As Seen On Lessons In Sport

LESSON FOUR: HEAVY DECOR

The Steel Curtain As Seen On Lessons In Sport

LESSON FIVE: TITLE FACTORY

The Big Red Machine As Seen On Lessons In Sport

LESSON SIX: HEAD BAND

Björn Borg As Seen On Lessons In Sport

LESSON SEVEN: WHEATIES BOX

Kerri Strug As Seen On Lessons In Sport

ANSWERS

Lesson One: Phi Slama Jama (Houston Cougars basketball team 1982-84) ; Lesson Two: Battle of the Sexes tennis match between Bobby Riggs and Billy Jean King; Lesson Three: Track star Florence Griffith Joyner’s decorative nails; Lesson Four: The Steel Curtain (Pittsburgh Steelers famed defense); Lesson Five: Big Red Machine (1970s Cincinnati Reds); Lesson Six: Tennis star Björn Borg; Lesson Seven: 1996 Olympic gymnast Kerri Strug.

2018-08-21T11:21:43+00:00 August 21st, 2018|

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