The Giants Win the Pennant!

On this date 60 years ago, Bobby Thomson hit “The Shot Heard ‘Round the World.”

It’s funny, in a way, that Evan Longoria’s homer on the final day of this season was only labeled as “The Shot Heard ‘Round the Bay,” as in Tampa Bay whereas Thomson’s shot was heard ’round the world.

Either way, Thompson’s home run, which was aided by the Giants bullpen cheating and sending signs to the batters, is probably baseball’s most famous call ever. 

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