Gabby Hartnett smacked his famous "Homer in the Gloamin'," an 0-2 fastball deep into the dusk-lit sky off of Pittsburgh's Mace Brown to virtually clinch the 1938 NL Pennant for Chicago. Shown here, Hartnett was mobbed by fans, reporters, and teammates as he circle the bases for home."
What a great shot of Wrigley Field being overtaken by fans! Ahhhh... post season baseball... it's been some time now! I'd love to live long enough to see something like this again for my Cubs.
Side note #1: A short video which has the radio call of the homerun can be found here.
Side note #2: Gabby Hartnett, a hall of fame member, had one of the strangest nicknames I've heard of: Old Tomato Face. Just plain odd.
Side note #3: For those of you who don't use gloamin' or gloaming on a regular basis because you're not familiar with the term...