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Jay Dileo pitched a gem of a game against the Ardsley Heat on Thursday, Aug. 3 in the 12U semi-finals which the Port Chester Pirates won 7-1.

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PCYBL 12U Pirates comeback from 8-1 deficit tops off 3 straight Ws on way to GHVBL title

"The Pirates win the pennant. The Pirates win the pennant." That, of course, is a takeoff on what is arguably the most famous sports radio call of all time—Russ Hodges announcing the "shot heard 'round the world," New York Giants outfielder Bobby Thompson's walk-off home run against Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher Ralph Branca of Mount Vernon at the Polo Grounds in New York City on Oct. 2, 1981, to win the National League pennant by a score of 5-4 to take the decisive third game of a three-game playoff for the pennant in which the Giants trailed 4-1 going into the ninth inning and 4-2 with two runners on base when Staten Island's Thompson came to bat.

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