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Mike North's #18: Bill Buckner

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  • Bill Buckner, infielder of Chicago Cubs, Feb. 28, 1983.

      Bill Buckner, infielder of Chicago Cubs, Feb. 28, 1983.
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  • Chicago Cubs Bill Buckner takes some soil samples on his way back to first base in home action against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Chicago, Friday, May 28, 1982.

      Chicago Cubs Bill Buckner takes some soil samples on his way back to first base in home action against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Chicago, Friday, May 28, 1982.
    Associated Press

  • Bill Buckner, 22, infielder of Chicago Cubs in March 1978.

      Bill Buckner, 22, infielder of Chicago Cubs in March 1978.
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  • Video: Mike North's #18: Bill Buckner

 

Mike North's Top 20 Sports Figures: In a video series commemorating his 20th anniversary in sports broadcasting, North is offering his view of the Top 20 sports figures in Chicago. Today -- #18, Bill Buckner, first baseman for the Cubs. Watch North explain why and then leave a comment agreeing or disagreeing, or making your case for someone you think belongs on his list.

• North and longtime broadcast partner Dan Jiggetts will host "The Monsters 20th Anniversary Event" at 6:30 p.m. March 8 at Arlington Park. Buffet tickets are $50 and can be purchased at www.arlingtonpark.com

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