#Hot Corner

What, Me Worry?

From Tyler Kepner's piece about John McNamara, who famously blew Game 6 of the 1986 World Series through his inaction:

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McNamara had used Dave Stapleton at first base at the end of every postseason victory. But Stapleton was not on the field at the end of Game 6, and he never played in the majors again.

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He said he did not recall the specifics of using Stapleton in other games, but has never questioned himself for sticking with Buckner, whom he called a Hall of Fame-worthy player.

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Am I the only one who's reminded of a river in Egypt?

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(You really gotta read the whole thing.)

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