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Buckner happy for team, still bitter at fans

Updated: October 29, 2004, 12:58 PM ET
Associated Press

Bill Buckner hopes the Boston Red Sox's first championship in 86 years ends the animosity aimed at him ever since his blunder in the 1986 World Series.

"They're a fun team to watch and a good bunch of guys, and they certainly deserved to win the World Series this year," Buckner told Sporting News Radio on Thursday.

Fans blamed Buckner for ruining Boston's previous chance at a World Series title, in 1986 against the Mets. Buckner's error on Mookie Wilson's grounder down the first-base ...

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