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1. Game seven of the 1960 World Series was played in New York.
2. Who started the game pitching for the Yankees and Pirates?
3. Which Pirate hit a home run in the first inning to give Pittsburgh a 2-0 lead?
4. Who finally broke through against Vern Law to get the Yankees on the board in the fourth inning?
5. Who came into the game for the Yankees in the third inning, and did not allow the Pirates to extend the lead until the Yankees took it back?
6. Who hit into a double-play against Shantz to snuff a Pirate rally in the seventh?
7. In the eighth inning, Bill Virdon hit what looked like a sure double-play ball to Yankee shortstop Tony Kubek. But what twist of fate gave the Bucs new life?
8. A major mental mistake by a Yankee pitcher in the eighth inning allowed the Pirates to take a stunning 9-7 lead. Who failed to cover first base on Roberto Clemente's ground ball?
9. Who scored the tying run for the Yankees to force the Pirates to bat in the ninth?
10. At 3:36 p.m. on October 10th, 1960, Bill Mazeroski sent Forbes Field into delirium, by sending a Yankee pitch over Yogi Berra's head to give the Bucs a 10-9 decision, and the World Series title over the mighty Yankees. But what was the count on Maz?
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