NYX 360: 25 October, 2011

Game 6: Ray Knight (not pictured) scores the w...

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Here's one for all the hapless Met fans (are there any other kind) out there, and especially the Red Sox fans: Today is the 25th anniversary of the Mets winning Game 6 of the World Series after an easy ground ball went through the legs of the Sox’ Bill Buckner.  It was yet another gut-wrenching defeat for a franchise known for breaking the hearts of its fans. -  NYT

OK, I embellished that a bit.

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