Dean on the cover of Time magazine in 1935
Dizzy Dean 1933 Goudey baseball card.
Hartnett, circa 1925
Hartnett's plaque at the Baseball Hall of Fame
Dizzy Dean's plaque at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
Hartnett's grave at All Saints Cemetery

During the course of his career, Hartnett took part in some of the more memorable events in Major League Baseball history including; Babe Ruth's Called Shot during the 1932 World Series, Carl Hubbell's strike-out performance in the 1934 All-Star Game and Dizzy Dean's career-altering injury during the 1937 All-Star Game.

- Gabby Hartnett

The victory cut the Pirates' lead to a half game and, set the stage for one of baseball's most memorable moments when in the next game of the series, Cubs player-manager, Gabby Hartnett, hit his famous "Homer in the Gloamin'" to put the Cubs into first place.

- Dizzy Dean
Dean on the cover of Time magazine in 1935

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Homer in the Gloamin'

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The Homer in the Gloamin' is one of the most famous home runs in baseball folklore, hit by Gabby Hartnett of the Chicago Cubs near the end of the 1938 Major League Baseball season.

The Cubs won the first game of the series 2–1, behind the pitching of Dizzy Dean, who a year after an arm injury was past his prime.

1938 Chicago Cubs season

The 67th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 63rd in the National League and the 23rd at Wrigley Field.

The 67th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 63rd in the National League and the 23rd at Wrigley Field.

The team is known for the season of pitcher Dizzy Dean.

On July 20, Wrigley named 37-year-old Gabby Hartnett as the team's player-manager, replacing Charlie Grimm.

Chicago Cubs

American professional baseball team based in Chicago.

American professional baseball team based in Chicago.

The 1876 White Stockings won the NL championship.
The 1906 Cubs won a record 116 of 154 games. They then won back-to-back World Series titles in 1907–08.
1913 Chicago Cubs
Hall of Famer Hack Wilson
Club logo (1927–1936)
Cubs logo (1941–1945)
A sports-related curse that was supposedly placed on the Chicago Cubs by Billy Goat Tavern owner William Sianis during Game 4 of the 1945 World Series.
Ernie Banks ("Mr. Cub")
Ryne Sandberg set numerous league and club records in his career and was elected to the Hall of Fame in 2005.
Andre Dawson, 5× All-Star and 1987 NL MVP during tenure in Chicago
Sammy Sosa was the captain of the Chicago Cubs during his tenure with the team.
Kerry Wood, along with Mark Prior, led the Cubs' rotation in 2003.
Dempster emerged in 2004 and became the Cubs' regular closer.
Alfonso Soriano signed with the club in 2007.
Carlos Zambrano warming up before a game
Starlin Castro during his 2010 rookie season
One of two Cubs building blocks, Anthony Rizzo, swinging in the box
The Cubs celebrate after winning the 2016 World Series.
2016 Champions visit the White House in June 2017.
Clark (left) with the Oriole Bird
Ron Santo
Billy Williams
Ferguson Jenkins
Kiki Cuyler
Mordecai "Three Finger" Brown
Harry Caray

That 1930 club, which boasted six eventual hall of fame members (Wilson, Gabby Hartnett, Rogers Hornsby, George "High Pockets" Kelly, Kiki Cuyler and manager Joe McCarthy) established the current team batting average record of .309.

The '38 club saw Dizzy Dean lead the team's pitching staff and provided a historic moment when they won a crucial late-season game at Wrigley Field over the Pittsburgh Pirates with a walk-off home run by Gabby Hartnett, which became known in baseball lore as "The Homer in the Gloamin'".

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Major League Baseball on CBS

Branding used for broadcasts of Major League Baseball games produced by CBS Sports, the sports division of the CBS television network in the United States.

Branding used for broadcasts of Major League Baseball games produced by CBS Sports, the sports division of the CBS television network in the United States.

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By, Dizzy Dean and the Game of the Week would move from ABC to CBS (the rights were actually set up through the Falstaff Brewing Corporation ).

Gabby Hartnett (–)