The Colorado Rockies tied a Major League record and broke the old National League record with five sacrifice flies in their 16-9 win over the Pirates.
The heroes of this game who will forever go down in baseball lore are: Yorvit Torrealba, Todd Helton, Garret Atkins, Clint Barmes, and Ryan Spilborghs.
The only other team to hit five sacrifice flies in a game was Seattle against Oakland on August 7, 1988. The men that day who willingly hit fly balls deep enough so their brethren could score a run were: Darnell Coles, Alvin Davis, Jim Presley, Jay Buhner, and Rey Quiñones
These 10 men paid the ultimate price. They will live on forever. Both in the record books. And in our hearts and minds.