Ryan Braun’s Tainted MVP Award, Manny Ramirez’ Brief Retirement Stained MLB in 2011 (Photos)

Ryan Braun's Tainted MVP Award, Manny Ramirez' Brief Retirement Stained MLB in 2011 (Photos)There's no denying this was a memorable year for baseball. But amid the Herculean comebacks in the wild card race and thrilling postseason finishes, there were several moments that made players, managers and fans cringe.

From Ryan Braun's positive performance-enhancing drug test to financial troubles in New York and Los Angeles, MLB experienced its share of moments it would like to forget.

As the 2011 year winds down, we’ll look back at the 10 most controversial moments of the Major League Baseball season.

Check out the 10 most controversial moments in baseball in 2011>>

 

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