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Don Mueller, Teammate of Willie Mays and Bobby Thomson, Dies at 84

Sad news in the baseball world tonight as Don Mueller, who played for the New York Giants from 1948 to 1957, has died. He was 84.

Mueller is best remembered for his part in Bobby Thomson's famous 'Shot Heard 'Round The World' which catapulted the Giants past the Brooklyn Dodgers and into the 1951 World Series.

Ralph Branca, who gave up the legendary pennant-winning home run to Thomson, detailed Mueller's part in the epic showdown in his book, "A Moment In Time":

I threw a little harder. Another roar. I turned and saw that Don Mueller had singled to right, off Hodges...

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