On August 24, 1951 — At the Polo Grounds, the Giants tie the Cards in the 9th on three singles, and with the bases loaded, Bobby Thomson scores the winner on a fielder’s choice play at the plate. New York wins, 6 – 5, its 12th in a row and 4th in a row in coming from behind.


Support This Day In Baseball on Patreon


Sources:
Baseball Reference August 24
National Pastime August 24
Retro Sheet
Hall of Fame
SABR Games Project
Replay The Game