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  • Former Red Sox player Bobby Thomson passes away

    Bobby Thomson, who hit the most famous walk-off home run in history -- the "Shot Heard 'Round the World," which gave the New York Giants a come-from-behind victory over the arch-rival Brooklyn Dodgers in a playoff series to decide the 1951 National League pennant -- has died, according to a report by the New York Daily News. Thomson was 86.
    http://washington.nationals.mlb.com/...=.jsp&c_id=mlb

  • #2
    I somehow missed this entirely. A rare Scottish baseball legend!

    RIP Bobby.
    You teach me baseball and I'll teach you relativity...No we must not .You will learn about relativity faster than I learn baseball.
    --Albert Einstein

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    • #3
      Thomson spent the first half of the 1960 season with the Red Sox.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by EdTarbusz View Post
        Thomson spent the first half of the 1960 season with the Red Sox.
        From another baseball website:

        Dec. 1, 1959: Cubs trade Thompson to Red Sox.
        July 1, 1960: Thompson released by Red Sox.
        July 4, 1960: Thompson signs with Baltimore Orioles as a free agent.
        July 17, 1960: Thompson plays in his final major league game. (MLB Debut was Sept. 9, 1946).
        July 26, 1960: Orioles give Thompson his outright release.
        Last edited by philliesfiend55; 10-31-2010, 05:07 AM.

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