Former Redbird Leon "Bull" Durham back in MLB
In the 1984 National League Championship Series, he booted — very Bill Buckner-esque — a ground ball that started a game-winning rally by the Padres in the decisive fifth game. “The only thing I am going to miss with that highlight, if they shut it ...
The year of the Goat and the GOAT
They were Bill Buckner, All-Stars in their time, Hall of Fame(ish) in their numbers at times, but all-too-human, ball-between-the-legs, goats as well. And when my team got behind in the late innings, we NEVER seemed to come back with two outs in the ninth.
James Shields embraces White Sox rebuild as he tries to rebound
Comcast SportsNet Chicago
I wanted him to move (Bill) Buckner from first to make room for Durham at the time. I had some lineup ideas. (Green) was kind enough to write back a couple of times. The first time he responded very favorably, so me and my buddy Rod Blunck (who now ...
Five other Royals who were injured in freak off-the-field accidents
Kansas City Star (blog)
The good news is that Royals left-hander Brian Flynn wasn't more seriously injured. Royals manager Ned Yost revealed Tuesday that Flynn fell through the roof of his barn in Oklahoma shortly before the start of spring training. Flynn broke a rib and ...