Fans Gather In Schenley Plaza For 'Mazeroski Day'

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Fans Gather In Schenley Plaza For 'Mazeroski Day'
Fans Gather In Schenley Plaza For 'Mazeroski Day'

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Hundreds gathered in Schenley Plaza for “Mazeroski Day.” Today marked the 59th anniversary of the Pittsburgh Pirates 1960 World Series victory when Bill Mazeroski hit a walk-off home run, the first in World Series history. Mazeroski's home run gave the Pirates a 10-9 victory over the New York Yankees in game seven at Forbes Field. From noon until 3:00, the “Game 7 Gang” gathered to listen to the original radio broadcast of the Pirates and Yankees game seven. The park includes a piece of history – the original Forbes Field wall that Mazeroski hit the home run over.

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