Bobby Thomson

Chipper Jones #10 of the Atlanta Braves walks into the clubhouse after the Braves lost to the St. Louis Cardinals, 6-3, during the National League Wild Card playoff game. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Kallet: MLB’s New Wild Card Format Is Completely Unjust, And I Have A Solution

If Commissioner Selig is so insistent on having an extra Wild Card team in each league, then I have a solution. Is it a perfect solution? By no stretch of the imagination. It has its holes, and many would cry foul if it was ever implemented, but I can guarantee than it’s far more fair than what’s currently in place.

10/09/2012

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Willie Mays Misses First Pitch At World Series

Willie Mays was sick and missed throwing out the ceremonial first pitch before the World Series opener.

WFAN–10/28/2010

Associated Press

On The FAN: Ralph Branca Reflects On Bobby Thomson

Ralph Branca, the pitcher who gave up the ‘Shot Heard Round the World’ to the late Bobby Thomson, joined Kim Jones & Sid Rosenberg to reminisce about his old friend.

WFAN–08/18/2010

AP

Bobby Thomson Dies At 86

Bobby Thomson, whose “shot heard ’round the world” capped a best-of-three playoff and the Giants’ miracle comeback to win the 1951 National League pennant over the Dodgers, died Monday night at his home in Savannah, Georgia.

WFAN–08/17/2010