The 1986 World Series - simply unbelievable! For the New York Mets, it was a glorious comeback and a fitting Championship finish to a remarkable season. For the Boston Red Sox, it was one strike away from glory...and you know the rest of the story. From unsung heroes like Bruce Hurst, Rich Gedman, Marty Barrett, Wally Backman, Danny Heep, and Roger McDowell, to stars like Roger Clemens, Jim Rice, Wade Boggs, Gary Carter, Keith Hernandez, Darryl Strawberry, and Dwight Gooden, to the principals of the play everyone remembers - Bob Stanley, Mookie Wilson, Ray Knight, and, of course, Bill Buckner - this was one of the most memorable seven game series' in baseball history!
This amazing two-DVD set celebrates the legendary series with over 2½ hours of original footage! Disc one features "Shuttle Series", Major League Baseball's official World Series film for 1986. With original commentary by legendary broadcaster Vin Scully, it includes the key moments from all seven games of the series. From Hurst's domination of the Mets in Game 1; to Boston's battering of Gooden in Game 2; to Lenny Dykstra's leadoff home run in Game 3; to Gary Carter's two homers in Game 4 to square the series; to the Red Sox victory in Game 5 to leave them one win away; to the non-stop, breathtaking tension and Buckner's 10th-inning miscue in Game 6; to Strawberry's towering drive that helped clinch a comeback Game 7 victory for the Mets; to the post-game celebration and the tickertape parade - it's all here!
As if that were not enough, Disc 2 features over two hours of footage from the original NBC broadcast of historic Game 6, including Vin Scully's play-by-play and Joe Garagiola's color commentary. With commercial breaks and non-crucial innings omitted, you get all the critical moments from that spine-tingling Saturday night in Flushing in this presentation. If you were watching back in '86, you will not believe the memories that watching this DVD will bring back. If you have never seen Game 6 before, prepare to have your baseball senses blown away!
Impossible to find in stores, here is your chance to add a rare piece of baseball history to your sports DVD collection. Whether you are a lifelong fan looking to re-live great memories of yesterday, or a young enthusiast hoping to explore a chapter in baseball history for the first time - enjoy!
Publisher: Running Time: Approx. 160 Minutes
Price: $29.95 USD
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Item Number: QV-C86
DVD: World Series 1986 2-Disc Set (Mets vs. Red Sox)