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The Echoing Green: The Untold Story of Bobby Thomson, Ralph Branca and the Shot Heard Round the World by Joshua Prager

The Echoing Green

Reviewed by Allen Hott

Great story for any baseball fan. But especially a great story for any fan of the Giants, Dodgers, Bobby Thomson, Ralph Branca or the 1951 national league playoffs.

Prager has done a ton of research and really dug up some great side stories of the above teams, players, and incident. He has gone back quite a ways to explain how each of these participants came to be where they were on that memorable day in 1951.