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Baseball's wild-card playoff games have supporters and critics

...first time a whole season has come down to one game.Baseball history is filled with thrilling one-game playoffs - the Bucky Dent home run in 1978, Matt Holliday heading home in the 13th inning in 2007, among others. But those came about naturally...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-10-04/baseballs-wild-card-play
Super Bowl highlights super rivalry: Beantown vs. Big Apple

...the field, court, diamond or ice, that's how it is between Beantown and the Big Apple. Goes beyond Babe Ruth, Bucky Dent and Bill Buckner, too. Way past Spygate or when Bruins rabblerouser Mike Milbury climbed into the stands and banged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/01/28/pro_185217.shtml
NFL
Red Sox win AL wild card race

...deprived the ballpark of the drama of the winner-take-all playoff on Oct. 2, 1978 - exactly 27 years earlier - that Bucky Dent won with his popup into the Green Monster's net. Schilling gave up singles to three of the first four hitters, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/03/bas_8516.shtml
Baseball
Yanks get satisfaction

...satisfaction that these Yankees came farther to win this American League East championship than any New York team since Bucky Dent popped one into the net here in 1978. "I can't take my glasses off. I'm crying like a baby," manager Joe Torre...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/02/bas_8335.shtml
Baseball
Red Sox win first World Series since 1918

...Yeager, Los Angeles (NL) 1980-Mike Schmidt, Philadelphia (NL) 1979-Willie Stargell, Pittsburgh (NL) 1978-Bucky Dent, New York (AL) 1977-Reggie Jackson, New York (AL) 1976-Johnny Bench, Cincinnati (NL) 1975-Pete Rose...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/28/bas_432581.shtml
Baseball
Tale of baseball and New England life, a gentle story

...Lee's cranky, acid-tongued mother, Gran, who ridicules Ethan's baseball skills and claims that the shock of Bucky Dent's famous home run, which destroyed the Red Sox season in 1978, is what put her in a wheelchair. There's Curse...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/15/art_425310.shtml
Arts
Soriano's slump slows down Yanks

...run off Boston's Tim Wakefield in Game 7 of the ALCS. His name will always be mentioned alongside Chris Chambliss, Bucky Dent, Jackson and Jim Leyritz in Yankees' postseason lore. Former Yankees right fielder and current broadcaster Paul O'Neill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/20/bas_397756.shtml
Baseball
Rabid rivalry: Yankees face Red Sox

...the World Series since 1918 has left carousels of emotional baggage in Beantown, where the mere mention of Munson or Bucky Dent is likely to start an argument at the Cask 'N Flagon, the bar behind Fenway Park's Green Monster. "In Boston...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/08/bas_395038.shtml
Baseball
Leyritz hoping for good karma to beat Braves

...Larry Mize, now there was some lovely karma 11 years ago. He's in the Karma Club, as is Kirk Gibson, John Paxson, Bucky Dent, Dan Jansen and Kerri Strug. Bill Buckner? Denied entry faster than Bill Gates could stump for Augusta National approval...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/07/oth_241186.shtml
Other sports
Fans flock to buy McGwire signature

...like it's theirs. At one point, we'll be too old to do it, and the younger guys will have to keep this going." Bucky Dent, Jim Eisenreich and the late Frank Slocum also are being honored at the dinner, expected to raise about $350,000...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/19/oth_220873.shtml
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