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1951 Brooklyn Dodgers season

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1948 Brooklyn Dodgers season Top # 8 Facts

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1951 Bobby Thomson 9th inning Home Run

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New York Giants-Brooklyn Dodgers, Playoff, USA, 1951

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1951 Giants: Bobby Thomson hits a walk off HR vs Ralph Branca (10.03.51)

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1951 signed Dodger's baseball

The 1951 Brooklyn Dodgers led the National League for much of the season, holding a 13-game lead as late as August. However, a late season swoon and a hot streak by the New York Giants led to a classic three-game playoff series. Bobby Thomson's dramatic ninth-inning home run off Dodger reliever Ralph Branca in the final game won the pennant for the Giants and was immortalized as the Shot Heard 'Round the World.
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