When occured: 
Sun, 1950-10-01

Richie AshburnOn October 1, 1950, Richie Ashburn throws Cal Abrams out at the plate to help the Philadelphia Phillies win the National League pennant over the Brooklyn Dodgers. After Ashburn’s game-saving play, Dick Sisler hits a three-run homer to win the game, 4-1, for the “Whiz Kids.”


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