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The man behind the "shot heard 'round the world"—the game-ending homer that won the New York Giants the pennant over rivals the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1951—died in his Savannah, Georgia home today after years of declining health at the age of 86. Bobby Thomson was a Giants outfielder from 1946-1953, nicknamed "Staten Island Scot" because of his Glasgow roots and Richmond County residence. The three-run homer he hit off Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher Ralph Branca was a timely miracle in an already miraculous season for the New York Giants, and made him an instant celebrity even beyond the sports world.

The most famous home run in history ... and the most famous commentary:

The fantastic Bobby Thomson, born in Glasgow, of course. Excellent video, GG, but the commentary is difficult to make out. It would be better if the video had subtitles. I think we need a transcript to fully appreciate the video.
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