Tuesday, January 4, 2011
Buckner Gets A Job...In Massachusetts
Buckner now has a job managing the Brockton Rox of the Independent League. Buckner says he excited to return to Massachusetts. I suppose he would now that the enormous monkey has been lifted off his back.
Rox president Chris Carminucci like Buckner's vast baseball knowledge and called it a "great day for the Rox". That's fine as long as he's not the one leading the fielding drills.
Personally I'm glad to see this is having a happy ending. I've always thought buckner got a raw deal. He wasn't the one that allowed the Mets to get in a position to win the game. Good luck Bill and maybe this can lead to something greater.