In the History of High-Tech MLB Cheating the Giants Were Pioneers

By: Richard Dyer | January 21, 2020 For 19 years we’ve known that the infamous “Shot Heard Round the World” winning home run in the 1951 National League playoffs between the New York Giants and Brooklyn Dodgers was a fraud. On the front page of the January 31, 2001 edition of the Wall Street Journal reporter Joshua Prager first broke the story by detailing the sign-stealing scheme concocted by Giants manager Leo Durocher, which Durocher personally outlined to his players in the clubhouse. The Giants had set up a powerful Wollensak telescope secreted in the center field wall of...

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