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Bobby Thomson (center, hand raised) won the 1951 NL pennant for New York with a three-run homer off Brooklyn's Ralph Branca. Thomson's "Shot Heard 'Round the World," which gave the Giants a 5-4 victory, is considered one of the most dramatic moments in sports history. (Associated Press)

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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)