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Can't seem to find a video clip online, but you should check out the end of the 1977 World Series. In the 9th inning of Game 6, Reggie Jackson — who hit three home runs that day — called timeout from right field, ran all the way to the dugout and got a BATTING HELMET to wear on defense in preparation of the out-of-control fans rioting on the field.
As soon as the game ended, Reggie and the other players took off on a dead sprint toward the dugout. He memorably delivered a brutal forearm to at least one unruly fan on his way off the field.
Here's a grainy photo: http://www.chud.com/nextraimages/yanksdvd1.jpg
Arguably the most intense World Series "celebration" I've ever seen.
Good stuff, Hudson. Would be fascinating to see more major leaguers from new countries in the near-future.
Nitpicking: It's CARRIE Muskat, not Cary.
Good stuff, Larry.
FYI, there are a bunch of old baseball books for free download at OpenLibrary.org. Scroll down to the fourth item here ("Holiday reading: Get your free e-books") and I pulled out a few interesting titles:
Fay Vincent has written a couple of these oral histories:
Nothing will beat "The Glory of Their Times," of course, but they're pretty interesting.