The Annual Forbes Field Celebration: Pirates Fans Relive Mazeroski's Moment

By Richard J. Puerzer

This article was published in the 2018 The National Pastime.

On October 13, 1985, a Pittsburgh resident by the name of Saul Finkelstein decided to personally commemorate the 25th anniversary of the seventh game of the 1960 World Series. This solitary act by one fan of celebrating that game began a unique annual celebration, a tradition that would grow to include hundreds of people gathering annually at the vestiges of Forbes Field, listening to that World Series game, and celebrating one of the great moments in the history of baseball. . . .

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