publication date: Monday, December 21, 2020 (part of Winter 2021)

category: Sports

clue: He never met a fan who didn't fondly remember his ground ball in extra innings.

explanation: In the tenth inning of the 1986 World Series, Wilson was playing for the Mets when he hit a ground ball that rolled right through the legs of Bill Buckner of the Red Sox, becoming one of the most famous unforced errors in the sport's history. more…

intended difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, and Erik Bates

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