The Extra Point Podcast: Luis Gonzalez talks 9/11 and the 2001 World Series


(3TV/CBS 5) — Arizona Diamondbacks legend Luis Gonzalez joins us to discuss his memories of the September 11 attacks, the impact it had on him, the sport, and the 2001 World Series win over the New York Yankees.


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