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The '86 Mets, Buckner & The Bambino

The '86 Mets, Buckner & The Bambino
The '86 Mets, Buckner & The Bambino
Average: 5 (2 votes)

The New York Mets dominated the National League during the 1986 regular season, but their magical run seemed destined for a disappointing ending at the hands of the Boston Red Sox in Game 6 of the World Series. With the Red Sox on the verge of an historic win that would finally dispel The Curse of the Bambino, the scrappy Mets managed to mount one of the most unbelievable and improbable comebacks in baseball history. The lasting image of Bill Buckner's disappointment in the wake of the Mets' celebration makes Game 6 of the 1986 World Series one most unforgettable moments in sports history.


springpeepers10's picture
Very cool! I was 6 in the fall of 1986. Great to see a book that captures the magic, and I can't wait to share this story with my best friend's son. You gotta believe!
Ethan's picture
My son and I really enjoy these type of old sports stories.

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Pages: 36
Reading Level: Intermediate (6 to 9)
Language: English
ISBN: 978-0-9792111-1-9
Categories: Action Adventure, Boys, Daddy & Me
Features: Illustrations
Keywords: history, baseball, world series, home run, heroes, boston red sox, ny mets, bambino, babe ruth, curse
Date Added: January 24, 2011
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