'There It Goes!' Thirty-Five Year Ago Thursday, Carlton Fisk Hit His Home Run

In Game 6 of the 1975 World Series, the Red Sox and Reds were tied 6-6 in the bottom of the 12th inning. Cincinnati had built a 6-3 lead heading into the bottom of the 8th, but a pinch-hit, three-run home run with two outs by Bernie Carbo had drawn the home team even (note: in his entire 12-year career, Carbo hit exactly 96 home runs -- eight per year -- and only two came in the postseason ... both in the 1975 World Series). 

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But the 8th inning heroics gave way to one of baseball's most lasting images, which occurred 35 years ago Thursday ... 

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