The slam-bang drama of a play at home is frozen in the tableau above. Milwaukee Catcher Del Crandall and fans tensely await both the throw and the onrushing slide of Charley Neal of the Dodgers. Umpire Stan Landes sets to call the play, and the next batter, Ron Fairly, leans in to watch. The ball, not in sight above, reaches Crandall's mitt too late (right). The ump's classic signal says Neal is safe.

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