In 2013 Baker Mayfield was a Red Raider walk-on that won the Texas Tech starting job at quarterback heading into the first game that season. Fast forward to 2016 and Baker Mayfield was enemy number one in Lubbock after bailing on the Red Raiders, heading to Norman, and winning a Big 12 championship in 2015.

It wasn't the first time Mayfield had returned to Lubbock. He was also on the sideline in an OU sweatsuit in 2014 (allegedly) feeding signs to the Oklahoma defense. It wasn't really needed that season. The 2016 game was however Mayfield's first time to play in front of the Texas Tech student section since his time as a Red Raider student himself.

The 2016 matchup itself was legendary with Patrick Mahomes and Baker Mayfield combining for a gunslinging affair that rewrote the record books and is still talked about to this day when Mahomes' Chiefs and Mayfield's Browns play in the NFL.

The craziest part of the game didn't happen on the field though, the Red Raider student section made sure that Mayfield knew how they felt by serenading him with a chorus of, "F*** YOU BAKER!"

I hadn't thought of this moment in several years until this week when the Houston Astros went to the New York Yankees and Jose Altuve got this lullaby from the Yankee faithful.

Altuve and the Astros beat the Yankees in a seven-game series after getting out to a 3-2 lead back in 2017 in the ALCS for the right to go to the World Series. The Houston Astros would go on to win that World Series and would celebrate it for two seasons before being embroiled in a massive cheating scandal dating back to the ALCS.

Most people thought the Astros got off easy and the current Astros players did nothing to endear themselves to fans in the wake of the investigation. With no players suspended for their roles in the incident, and a 2020 season that didn't have any fans, the 2021 season has seen fans taking the punishment into their own hands.

Most stadiums have stuck to signs berating the Astros cheaters, but the Yankees fans, who felt personally victimized, definitely took it to the next level.

LOOK: 50 images of winning moments from sports history

Sometimes images are the best way to honor the figures we've lost. When tragedy swiftly reminds us that sports are far from the most consequential thing in life, we can still look back on an athlete's winning moment that felt larger than life, remaining grateful for their sacrifice on the court and bringing joy to millions.

Read on to explore the full collection of 50 images Stacker compiled showcasing various iconic winning moments in sports history. Covering achievements from a multitude of sports, these images represent stunning personal achievements, team championships, and athletic perseverance.
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