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3leftturns

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https://www.flosoftball.com/articles/6067007-best-home-runs-of-2017

Three quibbles from me...

The most momentous regular-season HR was Powers off Barnhill

And, EDIT: Clifton vs. Tulsa and Aguilar's howitzer shot against Garcia in the WCWS as the only run to advance UW to the Final Four are slam dunks IMO.

Those three must be there, unless you are ONLY doing postseason HRs

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Knighten off Barnhill in the 17th of Game 1 in the final series is a lock for number 1.

Clifton’s HR to tie the game against Tulsa in extras (2 batters before Romero’s HR) on the 3 year anniversary of her fathers passing was pretty big as well.
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I am sorry... . MEANT Clifton
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Both HR’s in that Tulsa game were big, one to keep the season alive and the other one to win the game.
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Clifton exponentially bigger IMO
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<< Three quibbles from me...
The most momentous regular-season HR was Powers off Barnhill
And, EDIT: Clifton vs. Tulsa and Aguilar's howitzer shot against Garcia in the WCWS as the only run to advance UW to the Final Four are slam dunks IMO.
Those three must be there, unless you are ONLY doing postseason HRs >> (3LT)

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I agree with all three of your selections above. They should all have been on that list.

For their #10 choice, they talked about "how to get things started" as in Aguilar hitting a lead off HR.
But I'd say the lead off HR by Nicole Mendes in the final game of the season would be a better choice in that category.

I would also pick BOTH Clifton's game tying HR AND Romero's game winning HR in the last inning of the Tulsa game - as being bigger HR than most of the HR they selected. 

As for the #1 selection being Shay Knighten's HR... yes it has to be the obvious choice. 
But Oklahoma had two other HR in that same game which both could have been the game winning HR. Nicole Mendes hit a eye high rise ball off of Barnhill over the fence to give the Sooners a 1 run lead which they gave away with some poor outfield positioning in the bottom of the 7th (or she would be remembered as the one with THE BIG HR). And then Fale Aviu hit a two run blast in the 13th to give them a two run lead... which they gave away in the bottom of the inning when Lowary left a 1-2 pitch over the heart of the plate (or she would be remembered as the one with THE BIG HR).

btw... I really enjoy watching Kasey Cooper's blast over the scoreboard. She got all of that one! It was amazing when I saw it happen live - and it still is today. 

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