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MLB: Yogi Berra Made Allie Reynolds Retire Ted Williams Twice in the Ninth

the 1951 pennant race and the image produced is Bobby Thomson’s home run that won the pennant for the New York Giants, but there was another pennant race that year.

With nine games remaining, the New York Yankees led the second-place Cleveland Indians, who had only five games left, by a mere one-half game.

The Yankees were in Boston to play the third-place Red Sox in a three-game set. The defending world champs had lost every one of the previous eight games they had played in Boston, but this time, they managed to win two out of three.

A few days later, the teams played a doubleheader at Yankee Stadium. The Yankees now had a 2.5-game lead over the Tribe.

Allie Reynolds started the first game with the chance to ...

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