Mark Simon of ESPN.com with 10 facts about Bill Buckner:
4. Buckner was a footnote to another moment in history. He was the Dodgers left fielder who climbed the fence to try to catch Hank Aaron’s record-breaking 715th home run on April 8, 1974.
Amazing. I definitely never knew that. The rest of the facts show some other amazing coincidences about this career, as well as some stats that show Buckner was a pretty good player.