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Bobby Thomson, the man immortalized with his "Shot Heard 'Round the World" in 1951, died Monday night at his home in Savannah, Georgia. He was 86 and had been in failing health for several years, the Fox & Weeks funeral home said Tuesday.


Bobby Thomson, Horace Stoneham, and Leo Durocher (1951), by the Associated Press


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-[[TTAMIO]]... by GLloyd Rowsey on Thursday, Aug 19, 2010 at 9:54:35 AM
Bobby Thomson died Monday night, August 16, 2010 a... by Mac McKinney on Thursday, Aug 19, 2010 at 9:50:05 PM
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