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Chris Chambliss Punched Some Fans When They Tried to Rip off His Clothes

I know how Bobby Thomson felt," Chris Chambliss told the media.

25 years after Bobby Thomson hit a home run off Ralph Branca's final pitch of the 1951 season to send the New York Giants to the World Series, Chambliss blasted Mark Littell's first pitch in the bottom of the ninth inning into the right-center field seats to send the New York Yankees to the 1976 World Series.

"I didn't realize what had happened until I saw the fans coming from all over the place and the guys coming out of the dugout," said an excited but slightly confused and worried Chambliss.

In 1976, we lived in a different society. There was nothing to stop fans from running onto the field after the game. What happened to Chambliss was instrumental in tightening security ...

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