My BuzzFeed post hopped to the front page of site for roughly 24 hours (and accumulated almost 30,000 views). I obviously could not list all of the reasons, but a few people seemed to be clamoring for more New York Mets and Texas-related reasons. Defining an authentic 80s reason for most fans usually consists of personal experiences, but that detailed and relatable twist makes for interesting conversation about the game in the decade.
The government shutdown is over. During the negotiations, I noticed CNN.com was having some fun or running out of material. As a result, I created a BuzzFeed post of actual headlines and images from the site.