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  • FILE - This is a 1952 file photo showing Brooklyn Dodgers baseball player Andy Pafko. Pafko, a four-time All-Star who played on the last Chicago Cubs team to reach the World Series, has died at age 92. Pafko died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013 of apparent natural causes, according to Kraig Pike, the director of the Pike Funeral Home in Bridgman, Mich.  Pafko also played for the Brooklyn Dodgers and the Milwaukee Braves, and played in four World Series during 17 years in the major leagues. (AP Photo/File)

    Andy Pafko dies at 92; was four-time All-Star outfielder

    He was the Brooklyn left fielder in the 1951 National League playoff game when Bobby Thomson's pennant-winning homer, the so-called "shot heard 'round the world," flew over his head.

  • Andy Pafko, 4-time MLB All-Star, dies at 92

    Andy Pafko, a four-time All-Star who played on the last Chicago Cubs team to reach the World Series and was the famously forlorn outfielder who watched Bobby Thomson's "Shot Heard `Round the World" sail over the left-field wall during the 1951 National League playoff, has died. He was 92.

  • FILE - This April 13, 1997, file photo shows former major league baseball player Bobby Thomson during a salute to Jackie Robinson, in Union, N.J.  Famed home run hitter Bobby Thomson died Monday night, Aug. 16, 2010. He was 86. (AP Photo/Daniel Hulshizer, File)

    Famed home run hitter Bobby Thomson dead at 86

    We've heard the frenzied call forever, echoing through baseball lore. "The Giants win the pennant! The Giants win the pennant!"

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