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Wilson extended the at-bat with two more foul balls, then hit a ground ball to first base that became forever memorable.
Buckner, still in the game, moved for the ball, bent to field it and watch it tick off his glove and roll through his legs.
Knight scored the winning run, evening the series, 3-3. In 2011, we commemorated the 25th anniversary of this game and shared a number of tidbits.
The most amazing of those is that Buckner made his major-league debut on Sept.
That gave the Mets an opening to tie, which they did in the bottom of the eighth on Gary Carter’s sacrifice fly off Red Sox closer Calvin Schiraldi (who had been traded the previous offseason for the Mets starter that night, Bob Ojeda).
President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski made the announcement.
Red Sox manager John Mc Namara took Schiraldi out and brought in his other top reliever, Bob Stanley to face Mookie Wilson.
Wilson worked the count to 2-2, including a two-strike foul in which he barely ticked the ball.
It made household names of a hero and a goat and perpetuated the belief in a curse upon what is now one of the great franchises in pro sports.
How it began The 108-win New York Mets were favored to win their second World Series and first since 1969, but they would have to do so the hard way.
Selsky, 27, appeared in 24 games and made nine starts over three stints with the Reds in his major league debut las...