Eddie Mathews homer lifts Milwaukee Braves over New York Yankees, game 4 of the 1957 Baseball World Series
Milwaukee Wisconsin USA Date:1957, October 6 Duration:1 min 16 sec Sound:Yes
Newsreel clip on game four of baseball's 1957 World Series between the New York Yankees and the Milwaukee Braves at County Stadium in Milwaukee. Exterior view of the stadium, surrounded by big 1950s-style cars. Shots of Braves' teepee and Indian logos. Closeup of Elston Howard, the first black man to play for the Yankees. Howard hits a three-run homer in the top of the ninth inning to tie the game. Medium shot of fans in the stands. The Yankees go ahead in the top of the tenth but Braves third baseman Eddie Mathews blasts a three-run homer in the bottom of tenth to win the game and even the series at 2-2. Mathews mobbed by jubilant teammates at home plate.
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