Even though the Dodgers led 7-2 at the time, Brooklyn had to fend off a Pittsburgh rally before eventually winning 8-6. Furillo's defensive heroics were nothing new to Dodger fans. From the late '40s through 1957, he expertly patrolled what was acknowledged to be the most difficult outfield position in baseball.
The menacing right field wall was 38 feet tall, 19 feet of concrete topped by 19 feet of screen. To make matters worse, the bottom half of the concrete portion angled in toward the warning track. In addition, the sizable right field scoreboard jutted out five feet from the wall at a 45 degree angle. Furillo and Brooklyn center fielder Duke Snider were experts at protecting Brooklyn clothier Abe Stark, whose sign under the scoreboard promised: "Hit Sign Win Suit."
- Artist's name: Bill Purdom
- Dimensions: 21 5/8 in x 29 5/8 in
- Release date: 1994
- Edition size: 600
- Hand numbered and signed by the artist
- From an original painting
- This lithograph is shipped in a heavy-duty cardboard tube for protection