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Bill Buckner (Photo by Brian Snyder-Pool/Getty Images), Mookie Wilson (Photo by T.G. Higgins/Getty Images)

Mookie Wilson Says He’s Best Friends With Bill Buckner

Bill Buckner became the punching bag for Red Sox Nation after botching that little roller up along first in Game 6 of the 1986 World Series. But believe it or not, now he’s BFFs with the man on the better end of that play.

03/06/2014

Bill Buckner throws a ceremonial first pitch at Fenway Park. (Photo by Brian Snyder-Pool/Getty Images)

No, Buckner And Mookie Won’t Be Doing 1st Pitch At Fenway

Jay Horwitz strikes again! The Mets public relations chief — and social media funny guy — sparked yet another rumor with a tweet Thursday morning.

10/24/2013

Mookie Wilson

Mets Hall Of Famer Mookie Wilson Talks All-Star Weekend On The Couch

This July, Major League Baseball’s best players will hop on the 7 train and head to Queens for the All-Star game — it’s the first time Citi Field is hosting the mid-summer classic.

05/17/2013

The Mets celebrate after winning Game 6 of the 1986 World Series. (Credit: Mandatory Credit: Allsport/ALLSPORT)

Coutinho: Has It Really Been 26 Years Since Game 6?

It’s hard to believe that it has been over a quarter of a century since the 1986 Mets captured an entire city with a World Championship, but I was thinking a lot about that season this week.

10/26/2012

George Foster (credit: Rick Stewart/Getty Images), Rollie Fingers (credit: Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images), Sal Fasano (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

In Honor Of Keith: Top 10 Mustaches In Baseball History

In honor of the last full day in the life of Keith’s mustache, what follows is a definitively unofficial list of the top 10 mustaches in baseball history.

09/26/2012

Lawrence Taylor (credit: Gregorio Binuya/Getty Images) | Charlie Sheen (credit: Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Report: L.T., Agent Informed That Charlie Sheen Was Winning Bidder For Super Bowl Ring

According to reports, Lawrence Taylor and Mark Lepselter, his agent, were notified on Wednesday night that the winning bidder for the 10-time Pro Bowler’s ring was — yep, you guessed it — Charlie Sheen!

05/24/2012

(credit: Brian Snyder-Pool/Getty Images)

Bill Buckner Ball Sells For $418,250

The baseball that rolled through the legs of Boston Red Sox first baseman Bill Buckner in the 1986 World Series has been sold at auction for $418,250.

05/04/2012

(credit: Brian Snyder-Pool/Getty Images)

Buckner Ball Up For Auction In Dallas

The baseball that broke the hearts of Boston Red Sox fans everywhere and turned Bill Buckner into one of the most famous goats in sports history is up for sale.

05/03/2012

(Photo by T.G. Higgins/Getty Images)

B&C Morning Show: Mets And Buckner, 25 Years Ago Today

Craig was very pleased when Al Dukes brought this item to his attention: it was 25 years ago today that Mookie Wilson hit a weak ground ball down the first base line that proved to be a little too much for Red Sox first baseman Billy Buckner to handle.

WFAN–10/25/2011

(credit: Brian Snyder-Pool/Getty Images)

Want To Own The ’86 Series Buckner Ball? It’ll Cost A Cool $1M… For Starters

Seth Swirsky hopes the Bill Buckner curse doesn’t apply to him. Yep, he’s putting an Amazin’ memento — the ’86 Buckner ball — back in play.

WFAN–10/05/2011

(Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

B&C Show Blog & Audio: Knicks Win In South Beach

The Knicks made a statement in South Beach by not only beating the Heat, but holding them to under 90 points with a 91-86 win. Now the question becomes — how big of a statement did the Knickerbockers make?

WFAN–02/28/2011