Tweet of the day: Matt Stairs, Phillies postseason hero

Matt Stairs, professional hitter, would like to remind you what happened on this day five years ago:

And here is what Stairs is referencing:

That blast would be the one that won Game 4 of the NLCS for the Phillies over the Dodgers in 2008. The Phillies would go on to win the World Series, so Stairs' place in Philly lore is safe for generations.

Also, Stairs provided one of the most wonderful quotes in major-league history for those who have even the slightest bit of dirty-mindedness inside their heads. To wit:

Ell oh ell. Well done all around, Mr. Stairs.

CBS Sports Writer

Matt Snyder has been a baseball writer with CBS Sports since 2011. A member of the BBWAA, he's now covered the last five World Series beginning with the epic 2011 Fall Classic. The former Indiana University... Full Bio

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