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"Shot Heard around the World" HELP PLZ!

Posted by Bruce Kahl on March 09, 2004

In Reply to: "Shot Heard around the World" HELP PLZ! posted by am on March 09, 2004

: I thought that "the shot heard around the world" was when archduke ferdinand was assinated in sarajevo, commencing WWI....someone told that was wrong and it had to do w/ the revolutionary war...could someone help me out ASAP!

In 1951, a Bobby Thomson hit a 3 run homer to win the World Series for the NY Giants. Ralph Branca threw the pitch that became the "the shot heard around the world".