Tim Wakefield book details roller-coaster career

Updated: April 6, 2011, 12:42 PM ET
By Cam Martin

After Tim Wakefield surrendered the American League Championship Series-winning homerun to Aaron Boone in 2003, the devastated knuckleballer slumped inside the visiting clubhouse at Yankee Stadium, wept openly and said to a close friend, "I just became Bill Buckner."

Twelve months later when the Red Sox overcame a three games to none deficit and vanquished the hated Yankees in the 2004 ALCS, Wakefield was celebrating with teammates in the visiting clubhouse when Joe Torre called ...

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