Vin Scully Remembers His Greatest Calls - GQ 

Bill Buckner’s Blunder1986 World Series, Game 6 (October 25, 1986)
The Call: Scully deviates from his Dodgers duties to call the ‘86 World Series."A little roller up along first…. Behind the bag…. It gets through Buckner! Here comes [Ray] Knight, and the Mets win it!"
Listen to the original Buckner call and Scully’s comments
"You know the story: the Red Sox and the Mets, and what looked like an easy ground ball… It was the shock of it, more than anything. You just don’t expect a big leaguer to have it happen. Home runs are thrilling, but the shock of this little ground ball going through his legs, I don’t know how else to describe it. It was a lightning bolt. That’s probably what I would call it. Here the game is progressing nicely, and then suddenly: hit by lightning. When it was all over, I felt badly because Billy had played with the Dodgers. To this day, if I saw it I’d be startled. It’s what makes this game so great, you just can’t take anything for granted.”

Vin Scully Remembers His Greatest Calls - GQ


Bill Buckner’s Blunder
1986 World Series, Game 6 (October 25, 1986)

The Call: Scully deviates from his Dodgers duties to call the ‘86 World Series.
"A little roller up along first…. Behind the bag…. It gets through Buckner! Here comes [Ray] Knight, and the Mets win it!"

Listen to the original Buckner call and Scully’s comments

"You know the story: the Red Sox and the Mets, and what looked like an easy ground ball… It was the shock of it, more than anything. You just don’t expect a big leaguer to have it happen. Home runs are thrilling, but the shock of this little ground ball going through his legs, I don’t know how else to describe it. It was a lightning bolt. That’s probably what I would call it. Here the game is progressing nicely, and then suddenly: hit by lightning. When it was all over, I felt badly because Billy had played with the Dodgers. To this day, if I saw it I’d be startled. It’s what makes this game so great, you just can’t take anything for granted.

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