Season 1, Episode 10 Bill Buckner
First Aired: April 15, 2004
A profile of Bill Buckner, who amassed 2715 hits during a 22-year career but is best remembered for his infamous error in the 1986 World Series. Buckner discusses the error and its aftermath. Also commenting are managers Tommy Lasorda and John McNamara, announcers Bob Costas and Al Michaels, teammate Steve Garvey, family members and writers. Buckner let a ball go through his legs in Game 6 of the 1986 Series that allowed the Mets to score the winning run against his Red Sox.
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- Premiered: January 7, 2001
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- Premise: Interviews and archival footage chart the lives and careers of top athletes from various sports, including football, baseball, basketball, soccer, auto racing, gymnastics, boxing, and track and field. Jay Mohr narrated the first season, and D.B. Sweeney to… (more)