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William Joseph "Bill" Buckner (born December 14, 1949) is a former Major League Baseball (MLB) first baseman. He appeared in MLB from 1969 through 1990. During his career, he played...

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E:60 BILL BUCKNER: BEHIND THE BAG

Twenty-five years have passed since a ground ball slipped through the legs of Red Sox first baseman Bill Buckner and broke Boston's heart. The ensuing torrent of ridicule and criticism chased Buckner, with his wife and three children, from New England to the hills of Boise, Idaho. In 2004, the Red Sox won the World Series, but it wasn't until 2008, when he returned to Fenway Park and received a standing ovation, that things changed. Now, Buckner is back in Massachusetts, managing an independent minor league baseball team in Brockton. He is in a new place while dealing with the moment that has come to define him, even appearing on HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm, poking fun at himself. E:60's Jeremy Schaap sits down with Bill Buckner a quarter century after the infamous Red Sox Game 6 loss to the Mets to find out how things have changed.
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