16 years ago tonight

Marquis Grissom caught the final out of Tommy G’s masterpiece. Earlier in the night, moments after Grissom’s grab, I was ordered down from my chair at Manuel’s, further evidence that the strike drained a lot of joy from that first world championship. The mood was a bit more festive in Buckhead, where I shook hands with fellow native Atlantan Maynard Jackson and danced in the streets.

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1 Comment on 16 years ago tonight

  1. PepeFreeUs // October 29, 2011 at 8:27 am //

    Not surprisingly, my favorite segment of “The Tenth Inning”

    “Jessica” is an absolutely perfect choice for background music.

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