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Buckner speaks...story links

Next blog post will likely be Friday morning.

In the meantime...In case you missed it, Bill Buckner was in New York to help market a beer commercial that has the theme of "Second Chances." Apparently in said commercial, Mighty Casey gets another turn at bat and hits a home run. Buckner did the media tour on Tuesday and here are a few of the stories that were written. I will have something to say on the subject in a "Didja ever notice?" post (part of my series on 1986 WS Game 6) that will run either this weekend or next week.

Newsday story
http://www.newsday.com/news/local/wire/newyork/ny-bc-ny--billbuckner1011oct11,0,6519370.story?coll=ny-region-apnewyork

New York Post
http://www.nypost.com/sports/yankees/29386.htm

NY Daily News
http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/story/354875p-302501c.html

AP Story
http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=2187744

Lastly, here's a link to "Elias Says" on ESPN.com. They had an unbelievable nugget linking Hideki Matsui's performance in Game 5 of the ALDS to Buckner's effort in Game 6 of the 1986 WS.

http://insider.espn.go.com/espn/news/story?id=2187089&univLogin02=stateChanged



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