NEW YORK (AP) — We've heard the frenzied call forever, echoing through baseball lore.
"The Giants win the pennant! The Giants win the pennant!"
Bobby Thomson, the man immortalized with his "Shot Heard 'Round the World" in 1951, died Monday night at his home in Savannah, Ga. He was 86 and had been in failing health for several years, the Fox & Weeks funeral home said Tuesday.
He was a good player, not a Hall of Famer. Yet on...
"I just recently learned the full story of "The Shot Heard 'Round the World" watching Ken Burns' awesome documentary, 'Baseball.' Baseball fans of any age can appreciate the triumph of that historic moment and what ..."
– Kimmie G.,
Beverly, MA, Aug 18, 2010
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