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October 2, 1978 > Bucky Dent's unlikely home run helps the New York Yankees defeat the Boston Red Sox in a dramatic one-game playoff at Fenway Park. Trailing by two runs in the sixth inning, Dent smacks a three-run shot off Mike Torrez into the screen above the "Green Monster." The Yankees hold on for a 5-4 victory and advance to the American League Championship Series.