This Day in History Entry #191

October 3rd, 2012 by Wordsman

In mid-August, that seemed to be all
There was no way the Dodgers could fall
Then the Giants got hot
Still, the end it was not
Til the Shot cleared the low left-field wall

Event: Bobby Thomson hits a three-run walk-off home run, known as the “Shot Heard ‘Round the World,” prompting Russ Hodges to declare in no uncertain terms that the Giants had won the pennant
Year: 1951
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