Babe Ruth made a pointing gesture in the fifth inning of Game 3 of the 1932 World Series and then hit a home run on the next pitch to center field, where he had pointed.
The Shot Heard 'Round the World
That swing won the third game of a playoff for the National League pennant for the Giants, sending them to the 1951 World Series against the New York Yankees. Radio broadcaster Russ Hodges made the call on the play (“The Giants win the pennant! The Giants win the pennant!”), which is still repeated often today.RANK: 15 LOCATION: Polo Grounds | New York, NY DATE: 10/3/1951 CATEGORY: MLB