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Bobby Thomson's famous hat to be auctioned off

Updated: April 5, 2012, 10:12 AM ET
By Paul Lukas

Last September I wrote an article about a collector named Dan Scheinman, who claimed to have the jersey that Bobby Thomson wore while hitting his famous "Shot Heard 'Round the World."

Now another artifact from that historic home run has surfaced: the cap that Thomson was wearing. It will be auctioned off by SCP Auctions, beginning on April 30.

There's a good story behind the cap, too. After Thomson hit the Shot, fans poured out onto the field at the Polo Grounds. ...

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