Friday, May 23, 2014
Czech Republic stamp 2008
Vysilac Hotel Jested 12 Kc
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Ještěd Tower is a 94 metre-tall tower used to transmit television signals built on the top of Ještěd mountain near Liberec in the Czech Republic. It was built between 1963 and 1968. In the Tower's lowest sections there is a hotel and a tower restaurant.
USA stamp 1999
The “Shot Heard 'Round the World” 33
From the Series: celebrate the Century, 1950’s
- - - - - -In baseball, "the Shot Heard 'round the World" is the term given to the game-winning home run by New York Giants outfielder Bobby Thomson off Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher Ralph Branca at the Polo Grounds to win the National League pennant at 3:58 p.m. EST on October 3, 1951. As a result of the "shot", the Giants won the game 5-4, defeating the Dodgers in their pennant playoff series, 2 games to 1.