My, how the goodwill is flowing now that Boston has those pretty rings on!
From Extra Bases:
Bill Buckner just walked from the Green Monster out to the mound. As soon as he was spotted, the crowd stood and gave him a standing ovation. He came all the way to the mound, where he stopped and the crowd continued to cheer.
Buckner threw the ball to Dwight Evans at home plate, and when Evans caught it (not a bad pitch, by the way), there was another big cheer.
Johnny Pesky then said “Play Ball.”
And now … baseball.
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