Twenty-five years after one of the most bizarre days in Gary Thorne's broadcasting career, let alone his life, the World Series has brought MASN's Orioles play-by-play announcer back to San Francisco.
Thorne, in San Francisco to call the World Series for Major League Baseball's international TV broadcasts, said he gets chilling memories of the day every time he walks around the city’s downtown area.
On Oct. 17, before Game 3 of the 1989 World Series between the Giants and Oakland Athletics, a 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck Northern California.
Thorne was at Candlestick Park covering the World Series as a sideline reporter for ABC. Seconds before...