On October 2, 1947 — In Game 3 of the Fall Classic, Yogi Berra hits the first pinch-hit home run in World Series history. The historic homer comes off Ralph Branca in the seventh inning of a 9-8 loss to the Dodgers at Ebbets Field.

 


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Baseball Reference October 3
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