1960s World Series: We Had 'Em All The Way

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Fifty years ago today, second baseman Bill Mazeroski hit a game-ending, World-Series-winning home run and earned his place not just in Pittsburgh lore but in the history of the sport of baseball. Today, the Post-Gazette presents a compilation of coverage from 1960 and 2010, as we celebrate this great anniversary.

Maz Hoped It Would Go for HR

Home, Sweet (It Is) Home Stolen Here

Our Town Goes Wild Over Pirate Victory

You Can Kiss It Good-Bye

The Tiger (Don Hoak) looks at the World Series

1960 Pirates: Where are they now?

Sidelights on Sports: Like Dropping A-Bomb

PG interactive: The '60 Bucs - Looking back 50 years at a magical season

PG video: Video of Bill Mazeroski's home run from the NBC broadcast, called by Mel Allen

PG video: Thornburgh recalls Pirates' magical championship

PG video: Maz's triumphant trot around the bases

PG video: Mazeroski jersey unveiled

Fan Memories: From seventh game to seventh heaven

Game One: Bucs Top Yanks in Opener

Game Two: Pirate Second Victory Slightly Delayed

Game Three: We still can't believe it

Game Four: Oh, My! How sweet this is!

Game Five: We had 'em all the way, 5-2

Game Six: Yankees blast Pirates, 12-0

Game Seven: Maz Homer in 9th Wins, 10-9

PG AUDIO: LISTEN TO GAME 7
Bill Mazeroski has just hit his World Series-winning home run for the 1960 Pirates. The ball can be seen up and to the right of the scoreboard clock.

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First Inning (199 MB) -- Pirates 2, Yankees 0
Second Inning (153 MB) -- Pirates 4, Yankees 0
Third Inning (87 MB) -- Pirates 4, Yankees 0

Fourth Inning (91 MB) -- Pirates 4, Yankees 0
Fifth Inning (101 MB) -- Pirates 5, Yankees 1
Sixth Inning (176 MB) -- Pirates 5, Yankees 5

Seventh Inning (113 MB) -- Pirates 5, Yankees 5
Eighth Inning (341 MB) -- Pirates 9, Yankees 7
Ninth Inning (135 MB) -- Pirates 10, Yankees 9

Post Game (75 MB)

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