This tape features footage of the '69 Chicago Cubs and New York Mets teams at a cocktail party in honor of the "Dream Game '86." Former MLB umpire Tom Gorman shares stories about his time officiating in the Major Leagues. Shot for the television special "Once A Star."
00:00Copy video clip URL Color bars and tone. Former MLB umpire Tom Gorman’s speech can be heard in the background.
00:23Copy video clip URL Fade into a shot of Gorman as he continues to entertain the crowd, reminiscing about a humorous confrontation between himself and Leo Durocher over a tough call. Gorman also talks about a instance in which he and Durocher shot a commercial together for Gillette. He goes on to make numerous jabs at Jack Brickhouse and the players involved in the game. He goes on to talk about officiating during the World Series. Gorman shares stories about baseball legends Mickey Mantle, Hank Aaron, Willie Mays, Tony Kubek, and many others.
14:38Copy video clip URL Cut to another speaker who lists off a number of pieces being auctioned off at the event. Leo Durocher signs autographs and shares baseball stories with those at his table.
19:00Copy video clip URL All of the players gather for a group photo. Shortly afterward, they sign autographs.
21:14Copy video clip URL Tape ends.