THE NEW YORK GIANTS WIN THE PENNANT!

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The New York Times
October 4, 1951

Bobby Thompson’sdramatic 9th inning home run off pitcher Ralph Branca, defeats the Brooklyn Dodgers for the National League pennant in the final game of a best of 3 playoff series. Front page photo of a grinning Thompson, plus two full pages of the sports section showing all of the famous photographs and a play by play account.  The three-column front page heads read: “GIANTS CAPTURE PENNANT, BEATING DODGERS 5-4 IN 9TH ON THOMSON’S 3-RUN HOMER.” “MEET YANKS TODAY.” “Third Baseman’s Clout Sends Giants into the World Series.” The Sports Section contains no fewer than EIGHT dramatic photos from the immortal game, along with more headlines, account of the game and box score.

Here is the complete newspaper in very fine, clean condition. This is THE paper on the Giants victory that every baseball collector wants!  Alas,we only have one issue–it’s that scarce.

$1,250

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