Maz thanks skipper with Series winning homer
Oct. 13, 1960
Danny Murtaugh, the Pittsburgh Pirates' manager, played Cupid when he introduced Bill Mazeroski, his bashful second baseman, to Mazeroski's future wife. Maz says thank you to Murtaugh today when he hits the only home run that ends a World Series Game 7.
It doesn't look as if the Pirates will need any heroics from Mazeroski when they score five runs in the eighth inning, the final three on Hal Smith's homer, to take a 9-7 lead over the Yankees. But New York ...
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