On May 11, 1956 — At Forbes Field 25 year old Rookie Danny Kravitz will accumulate 10 home runs during his five-year major league career, but he’ll never top this, his first career homerun – a walk-off grand slam. It transforms a 3-run deficit into a 6 – 5 victory over Philly for Pittsburgh off Jack Meyer. It also launches the perennial cellar-dwellers on a 16 and 6 tear that will land them, briefly, in first place before the bubble bursts and they revert to type, gradually wending their way back down to the cellar by season’s end.


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