Former star Bill Buckner dies at 69: 'Our hearts are broken'

null 夜网论坛 null Baseball null Bill Buckner, who played 22 seasons but is best remembered for one error in one game, died Monday. He was 69.Buckner let a ground ball go between his legs for an error in Game 6 of the 1986 World Series against the Mets that allowed New York to rally from a 5-3 deficit in the bottom of the 10th inning and prevented the Red Sox from breaking the "Curse of the Bambino" and getting their first World Series victory since 1918. The play on Oct. 25, 1986, lived in infamy for years in Boston and will go down as one of baseball's costliest errors. MORE:  Watch 'ChangeUp,' a new live whiparound show on DAZN"After battling the disease of Lewy Body Dementia, Bill Buckner passed away early the morning of May 27th surrounded by his family," his family said in a statement Monday. "Bill fought with courage and grit as he did all things in life. Our hearts are broken, but we are at peace knowing he is in the arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ."At the time of his error — on Mookie Wilson's bouncer behind first base — teammates noted that the Red Sox wouldn't have even been in the World Series without the efforts of a guy about wh[......]


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