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On September 29, 1954 - Game 1 of the 1954 World Series, played in the Polo Grounds, the score was tied at 2-2 in the top of the 8th inning and the Cleveland Indians were threatening to take the lead. With runners on first and second base and no outs, Indians 1B Vic Wertz, who already had 3 hits in the game came to the plate. With the count at 2-1, He smashed the next pitch over 400 feet to deep centerfield. Giants’ centerfielder Willie Mays, who was playing shallow, raced back at full speed with his back to the infield and made a miraculous over-the-shoulder catch as he neared the centerfield wall. He then spun and immediately threw the ball back to the infield to make sure that Larry Doby, who returned to 2nd base to tag up, couldn’t advance further than 3rd base. The Giants would go on to win the game and sweep the World Series.
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