Aug 17, 2010

RIP Bobby Thompson

Bobby Thomson, a graduate of Curtis High School, who played for the New York Giants, died yesterday at the age of 86.

Thomson hit a home run, in 1951, winning the pennant for the Giants, that was dubbed, 'the shot heard round the world".

Bobby Thomson is a member of the Staten Island Hall of Fame.  He was also a World War II veteran.

Read more about Bobby Thomson here.

Baseball stats here.

Staten Island Advance article with more information about Bobby Thomson.


From the Staten Island Advance

From the New York Post

From the New York Daily News

From the New York Times

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