Eckersley says 'Happy Anniversary' to Gibson's World Series homer
On 25 years ago Tuesday, Kirk Gibson hit one of the most dramatic home runs ever. It was off Dennis Eckersley. Tuesday, Eckersley tweeted "Happy Anniversary" to Kirk Gibson.
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:
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.