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O.J. Simpson

I know how you feel, Laura Bassett, after your 'Agoos'

I was in Ft. Lauderdale in the fall of 1986 with some friends to watch a Dolphins-Raiders football game at the Orange Bowl. We went for a week and after enjoying the Dolphins victory we had time to spend enjoying the southern Florida nightlife. It happened to be the same week that the Boston Red Sox were in the World Series against the New York Mets. In fact, one of my friends snagged a nickname that week — "Mookie," which still gets used to this day. As you've probably guessed already, it was the Series where Bill Buckner made a name for himself. In Game 6, the Mets' Mookie Wilson hit a dribbling ground ball up the first-base side and through the legs of...