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The art of fiction is dead. Branca had lost six of his last seven decisions, and gave up a game-winning home run to Thomson in the first playoff game. Reality has strangled invention. He chronicled the project in his book Miracle Ball, followed by a documentary film of the same name.

Only the utterly impossible, the inexpressibly fantastic, can ever be plausible again. The new model we develop in the book has as its central feature the possibility of generating two equilibria for a club. With Reese and Duke Snider on third and first after back-to-back singles, a Maglie wild pitch allowed Reese to score and Snider to advance to second.

This was the second questionable decision that inning by Dressen. He denied that his role in the final inning of the Shot game had any bearing on his decision to leave.

Knowing the pitch doesn't always help. He was bunted over to third, and scored on a sacrifice fly by Thomson, tying the score at one run each. He never made it home and I promised him if I ever got back I'd write and tell you about the happiest moment of his life. It was contrary to orders, but he was a Giants fanatic. This book builds a model that can allow unsustainable runs yet retains most of the features of the standard model.

Thomson's game bat and shoes are the centerpieces of an exhibit dedicated to the Shot at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. Thomson ran the bases, then disappeared into a mob of jubilant teammates gathered at home plate. Mueller slid awkwardly into the base, injuring his ankle, and was replaced by pinch runner Clint Hartung. And there is no way to tell it. It's taken me this long to put my feelings into words.

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The model is then subjected to empirical verification. See if you have enough points for this item.