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Recalling Hal Smith’s 7th Game 1960 World Series Home Run

February 27, 2014

In the 1960 World Series, Hal Smith hit one of the most important and dramatic home runs in baseball history.

If in the seventh game of a World Series, you hit a three run home run that transforms a one run deficit into a two run lead in the bottom of the eighth inning, it is an epic home run.

Hal Smith did just that. Yet largely due to the fact that the New York Yankees tied the score vs Smith’s Pittsburgh Pirates with two runs in the top of the ninth inning, his home run does not get the right amount of credit.

In my opinion, it was one of the biggest hits in baseball history.

Smith connected for a three run homer that put the Pirates up (9-7) with 2 outs in the bottom of the eighth inning.

The fact the Yankees tied the score and Pittsburgh won it all on Bill Mazeroski’s homer leading off the bottom of the ninth inning, should not diminish the importance of Smith’s home run. Again it was one of the most important in baseball history.

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