The man who hit “The Shot Heard Round the World,” Thomson had a fine major league career that stretched from 1946-1960. A three-time all star, Thomson hit 264 home runs and drove in over one thousand runs during his career. 281 more words
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Yes, I know this is not really related to SoCal Sports, but I honestly don’t care.
It would be remiss of me to not give homage to this man on the occasion of what would have been his 89th birthday today, for what he did not only to this country, but for the world in general. 229 more words