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"The Giants win the pennant!"

Bobby Thompson

The Polo Grounds, October 3, 1951.

The crowd carries a stunned and happy Bobby Thomson after he hit a walk-off three-run homer off Brooklyn's Ralph Branca in the night inning of the third national League play-off game.

Thomson's "Shot Heard 'round the World" prompted WMCA radio announcer Russ Hodges to famously shout across the airwaves, "The Giants win the pennant! The Giants win the pennant! The Giants win the pennant! The Giants win the pennant!"

It also caused Thomson's mother to pass out in front of her television set.