Michael Baumann

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The great postseasons of the recent past each have one memorable line of dialogue. In 1986: Vin Scully’s shrieked “Behind the bag!” as the ball rolled through Buckner’s legs. In 1991: “And we’ll see you…tomorrow night,” so famously uttered by Jack Buck as Kirby Puckett walked off a World Series game, then poignantly mimicked by Buck fils two decades later as David Freese did the same. Then came 2003, which is for my money the greatest postseason of my lifetime. The postseason of Boone and Bartman and Beckett—the postseason of the most iconic line of all.

“His father is the district attorney.”

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