“I got goose pimples, you know? Because everyone knew he wasn’t going to play; he was on the rubbing table the whole game. And now here he is walking out of the dugout and these people — 56,000 people — they just went crazy. The applause was unbelievable.
"That’s when he hit the ball right over there…over the right-field fence. I didn’t see the ball. All I was watching was the right fielder, José Canseco, going back, back, back, and when he went up against the fence I knew that ball was out of here.
"The reaction to that home run I will probably never see again. People used to leave here at a certain time to beat the traffic, and then there were people who left even earlier to beat the people beating the traffic, but that night they were all here. Nobody left. It was a great moment.”