Giants shortstop Harvey Kuenn bats against Dodgers pitcher Ed Roebuck during the 1962 National League tiebreaker to determine which team goes to the World Series. The teams finished with identical 101-61 records to necessitate the tiebreaker. The Giants would win the game but eventually lose to the Yankees in the World Series. This year’s Giants squad has fought back from a 3-1 deficit and in their best-of-seven series against the Cardinals. The deciding game is tonight. (Neil Leifer/SI)
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Giants shortstop Harvey Kuenn bats against Dodgers pitcher Ed Roebuck during the 1962 National League tiebreaker to determine which team goes to the World Series. The teams finished with identical 101-61 records to necessitate the tiebreaker. The Giants would win the game but eventually lose to the Yankees in the World Series. This year’s Giants squad has fought back from a 3-1 deficit and in their best-of-seven series against the Cardinals. The deciding game is tonight. (Neil Leifer/SI)

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Giants outfielder Harvey Kuenn grounds out against Dodgers pitcher Ed Roebuck during Game 3 of the teams’ three-game tiebreaker playoff to determine the 1963 NL pennant winner. The Giants would win the game and advance to their first World Series since moving to San Francisco, but would lose in seven games to the Yankees. In his latest piece for SI.com, Cliff Corcoran discusses why the Giants-Dodgers is not only this season’s best rivalry, but the oldest rivalry in sports. (Neil Leifer/SI)
CORCORAN: Dodgers-Giants once again this year’s best rivalry and best race

Giants outfielder Harvey Kuenn grounds out against Dodgers pitcher Ed Roebuck during Game 3 of the teams’ three-game tiebreaker playoff to determine the 1963 NL pennant winner. The Giants would win the game and advance to their first World Series since moving to San Francisco, but would lose in seven games to the Yankees. In his latest piece for SI.com, Cliff Corcoran discusses why the Giants-Dodgers is not only this season’s best rivalry, but the oldest rivalry in sports. (Neil Leifer/SI)

CORCORAN: Dodgers-Giants once again this year’s best rivalry and best race