Bucky says he gets more nervous when Cody comes to the plate than he was facing Mike Torrez on that October afternoon in 1978.
I cant sit still, he says. Ive got to move
because I get really nervous. Way more nervous than when I played. Im sitting there in the College World Series and hes playing third base against Florida State and Im going, Oh God, hes 18 years old, theres 20,000 people in the stands and national TV, and Im sweating bullets.
Pictured: Cody waits patiently as his dad, Bucky Dent, signs autographs at Fraser Field after a game.
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