That was the home run call of the late SF Giants announcer Russ Hodges. I remember Russ and his partner Lon Simmons when I was a kid. I’ve been saying it a lot this post-season as the No Star (except for Tim Lincecum and young Buster Posey) Giants have advanced. Past Giants teams *have* been known for their superstars: Mays, Cepeda, Marichal, Perry, Kent, Jack and Will Clark, Bobby and Barry Bonds BUT they haven’t won the World Series since 1954. It’s looking good right now though.
I’m posting this as a sort of hoodoo on the Texas Rangers. Of course, they may have jinxed themselves by having Poppy and Dubya sit behind home plate in Nolan Ryan’s box.
Anyhoo, here’s that famous home run call in its incarnation as a fight song: