Bing Crosby Breaks Your Heart From Beyond The Grave

From the NYT:

He knew he would want to watch the game later — if his Pirates won — so he hired a company to record Game 7 by kinescope, an early relative of the DVR, filming off a television monitor. The five-reel set, found in December in Crosby’s home, is the only known complete copy of the game, in which Pirates second baseman Bill Mazeroski hit a game-ending home run to beat the Yankees, 10-9. It is considered one of the greatest games ever played.

1 comment… add one

  • “…It is considered one of the greatest games ever played….”
    by whom?…pirates and red sox fans? ;)

    dc September 25, 2010, 2:40 pm

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