Former Red Sox 1st baseman Bill Buckner dies at 69 – SFGate

Former Red Sox 1st baseman Bill Buckner dies at 69 – SFGate

Ex-Dodgers, Cubs, Red Sox 1B Bill Buckner Dies at Age 69 Though he played for a long time and was voted an All-Star, Buckner is best known for an error in Game 6 of the 1986 World Series. Buckner, the Red Sox first baseman, let a slow rolling ball from Mookie Wilson slide under his legs, allowing Ray Knight to score and win the game for the Mets. New York went on to win Game…

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