Giants, Yankees, Bobby Thompson discussed on Michael Berry
Based sports fans at sandy west. And I'm here to take you back on a journey to this week in sports history. Let's star way back in nineteen. Oh three where the first World Series begins play. The Boston Americans beat the Pittsburgh Pirates five games to three in a best of nine series. This week in one thousand nine hundred thirty two it was Babe Ruth legendary. Call reports to center field before homering into the Wrigley field bleachers in the fifth inning. It was game three of the World Series. And the Yankees won seven to five this week in nineteen fifty one third baseman. Bobby Thompson, hit a one out three run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to win the nationally tenant for the New York. Giants Thompsons Homer wrapped up an amazing come from behind run for the giants. The giants went on to lose the series of the Yankees. But Thompson's miraculous homerun remains one of the most memorable moments in sports history. Referred to as the shot heard round the world this week in one thousand nine hundred eighty Larry Holmes retains his WBZ heavyweight title defeating Muhammad Ali and this week in two thousand one the Atlanta Braves defeat the Florida Marlins twenty two three to clinch the National League east title and become the first team in professional sports with ten consecutive division titles. Stature iheartradio weekend sports time capsule. We can only in the course of an interview pique your interest in. I hope folks will go to open the books dot com. Spend a little time on this today. And it's a very very interesting site. It'll get you wound up.