// Bill Buckner

Red Sox Sign Billy Buckner (No, Not That One)

On October 25, 1986, Bill Buckner committed an error in the 10th inning of Game 6 of the World Series, allowing the Mets to win the game and eventually the series. The lives for anyone named Bill Buckner, including the Red Sox first baseman, changed forever. This is especially true for Billy Buckner (born August 1983), […]

Video: Bill Buckner Talks About Managing The Brockton Rox

The name Bill Buckner was once a painful name to utter for Red Sox fans, but since the death of the curse in 2004, all has been forgiven and Bill’s blunder forgotten. The former first baseman for the Sox returned to Fenway Friday night to provide color commentary for the Chicago Cubs broadcast, but that’s […]

Bill Buckner to Return to Boston Area, Manage Brockton Rox

I don’t need to tell you the story of Bill Buckner. You all know it: Buckner’s error in the ninth inning of Game 6 of the 1986 World Series played a significant role in helping the Mets win that game and ultimately the whole damn thing. Buckner, a good major league player for most of […]

Who Makes Up Your “Mt. Rushmore of Hatred?”

Hatred. We all have it, whether we admit it or not. As sports fans, we’re fueled by hatred. There wouldn’t be rivalries if it weren’t for hatred. We wouldn’t get so emotional after big games, win or lose, if it weren’t for hatred of the opponent. This week, two of the world’s most hated athletes […]

Sox Shut Out Tigers 5-0

The Tigers are now 0-7 on the season after the 4-3 Red Sox shut them out 5-0. Sox starter Daisuke Matsuzaka pitched 6 2/3 scoreless innings with four hits, four walks and seven strikeouts. The Sox spread their runs out pretty evenly, scoring once in the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th, and twice in the 6th. […]