Discussion

Bobby Thomson's hat to be auctioned

Updated: March 29, 2012, 2:31 AM ET
Associated Press

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. -- The cap Bobby Thomson wore for his famed "Shot Heard 'Round the World" is being put up for auction.

SCP Auctions said Wednesday it will take bids from April 30 until May 19.

Thomson's three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning for the New York Giants won the deciding third game of a 1951 playoff for the National League pennant. His drive off Ralph Branca beat the Brooklyn Dodgers 5-4.

Bernard Davies, a fan watching the game at the Polo Grounds, ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

EDITORS' PICKS

MORE MLB HEADLINES