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Eckersley says 'Happy Anniversary' to Gibson's World Series homer

By Matt Snyder | Baseball Writer

The legendary pinch-hit walkoff homer by Dodgers star Kirk Gibson in Game 1 of the World Series happened exactly 25 years ago Tuesday (Oct. 15, 1988).

Here it is:

For more on the play, check out our "Remember When" on the moment.

Notice the homer was off Dennis Eckersley -- eventual Hall of Famer and baseball's best closer at the time. Obviously he's had plenty of time to shake it off, too, because he just tweeted the following:

Atta boy, Eck.

 
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