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ESPN Classic examines Bobby Thomson's dramatic ninth-inning playoff
home run that gave Leo Durocher's cinderella New York Giants the 1951
National League pennant.

Cast:

Nick Acocella . . . Himself
Marty Adler  . . . Himself
Buzzy Bavasi . . . Himself
Ralph Branca . . . Himself
Roy Campanella . . . Himself (archival footage)
Hilda Chester . . . Herself (archival footage)
Jerry Coleman . . . Himself
Al Corwin . . . Himself
Alvin Dark . . . Himself
Professor Joseph Dorinson . . . Himself
Charlie Dressen . . . Himself (archival footage)
Leo Durocher . . . Himself (archival footage)
Carl Erskine . . . Himself (archival footage)
Mike Getz . . . Himself
Bill Gutman . . . . Himself
Pete Hamill . . . Himself
Ernie Harwell . . . Himself
Gil Hodges . . . Himself (archival footage)
Monte Irvin . . . (Himsel
Stan Isaacs . . . Himself
Andy Jurinko . . . Himself
Joe Laurice . . . Himself
Roger Kahn . . . Himself
Larry King . . . Himself
Tom Knight . . . Himself
Clem Labine . . . Himself (archival footage)
Jack Lang . . . Himself
Ed Lucas . . . Himself
John McGraw . . . Himself (archival footage)
Mickey Mantle Himself (archival footage)
Willie Mays . . . Himself
Don Newcombe . . . Himself (archival footage)
David Pietrusza . . . Himself
Shirley Povich . . . Himself
Joshua Prager . . . Himself
Bill Reddy . . . Himself
Pee Wee Reese . . . Himself (archival footage)
Bill Rigney . . . Himself
Jackie Robinson . . . Himself (archival footage)
Ray Robinson . . . Himself
Wilbert Robinson . . . Himself (archival footage)
Harold Rosenthal . . . Himself
Al Rubin . . . Himself
Dick Schaap . . . Himself
Duke Snider . . . Himself
Casey Stengel . . . Himself (archival footage)
Horace Stoneham . . . Himself (archival footage)
Bobby Thomson . . . Himself
John Thorn . . . Himself
Joe Torre . . . Himself
Jules Tygiel . . . Himself
Sal Yvars . . . Himself
Vic Zeigel . . . Himself

Rich Eisen . . . Host


A production of ESPN, 2001
Classic Battle Lines
Bobby Thomson's Home Run
ESPN Classic
Original Airdate: 2001