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During his 12-year major league career, Ralph Branca pitched more than 1,500 innings and won 88 games, but baseball fans know him for just one thing: the single, irretrievable pitch he threw in 1951 that Bobby Thomson hit into baseball history. The "Shot Heard 'Round the World" didn't just win the pennant for the underdog New York Giants; in an instant, it transformed the Brooklyn Dodger hurler into an immortal tragic figure. Until now, Branca has quite understandably avoided media attention, but now, as the 60th anniversary of that moment in time, he finally tells the full story of his life, including that one pitch the entire world can't stop reliving.