Foster: ‘I ran as hard as I could’: A story you’ve never heard about Game 7 of the 1992 NLCS

From SABR member Jason Foster at The Sporting News on October 14, 2019:

Game 7 of the 1992 NLCS is most remembered for the 90-foot sprint that ended it: Sid Bream, chugging around third, bad knee and all, and just beating a throw from the Pirates’ Barry Bonds to score the winning run — and give the Braves their second straight World Series berth.

But there was another sprint that night at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, and it belonged to Mike Hill, an attendant in the visiting clubhouse. Like Bream’s dash, Hill’s was unexpected and dramatic. And like Bream, Hill had to find another gear for everything to work out the way he wanted.

He describes what unfolded in the roughly 10 minutes after the Braves won as the wildest experience he had in more than two decades as a team employee.

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Originally published: October 14, 2019. Last Updated: October 14, 2019.