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1981 NLDS Game 1 – Phillies at Expos

15 February 2010

First playoff game ever played in Canada. Here’s the NBC intro to the game, called by Dick Enberg and Tom Seaver.

As time goes on, Expos moments like these are going to seem like ancient history, rare and fleeting. We’ll take the nostalgia wherever we can get it.


(h/t @Montreal_Expos on Twitter)

3 Comments leave one →
  1. 16 February 2010 5:50 pm

    My all-time least favorite ballpark, but your video still gives me chills. Was covering the Expos-Dodgers series that season for a Vermont paper, and witnessed Monday’s homer from the press box. All I remember were the Dodger dugout players bouncing around on the turf like SuperBalls the second he hit it. Bastards…

    • Jonah permalink*
      16 February 2010 6:00 pm

      Jeff, I will reluctantly accept your denigration of the holy shrine that was Olympic Stadium, but only because you properly insulted those Dodgers jerks.

      Rick Monday: Still the only ballplayer, active or former, to whom I’ve ever been actively rude.

      • 16 February 2010 6:06 pm

        You were rude to Monday? But, but..he saved that burning flag in right field! I know because they remind us on TV four times a year! You call yourself an Ameri—

        Oh right. You’re not. Cool!

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