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No. 18: The Izzy Alcantara Incident

No. 18: The Izzy Alcantara Incident

"Out of the corner of my eye, I saw his foot coming." -- Red Barons catcher Jeremy Salazar The date: July 3, 2001 The place: McCoy Stadium (Pawtucket, R.I.) The situation: In the early 2000s, there was no hitter in the International League more dangerous than...

No. 20: So close, but so far away in 1992

No. 20: So close, but so far away in 1992

"From a fan's standpoint, you couldn't ask for anything more in a championship game." -- Columbus infielder Torey Lovullo The date: Sept. 18, 1992 The place: Cooper Stadium (Columbus, Ohio) The situation: In their first magical season, and to many fans of a generation...

No. 21:  A pitchers duel for the ages

No. 21: A pitchers duel for the ages

"I just sat in my corner (of the dugout). I was less vocal, and enjoying the performance." -- Red Barons manager Mike Quade The date: Aug. 29, 1994 The place: Lackawanna County Stadium The situation: The season was winding down, and for most, that was just fine. The...

No. 22: The darkest day

No. 22: The darkest day

"We had a job to do. I was lucky in that we had a good group of people here." -- Red Barons interim manager Ramon Aviles The date: May 4, 1996 The place: Comfort Inn, Pawtucket, RI The situation: Butch Hobson was 25 games into the season he hoped would get him back to...

No. 23: For openers, Flores does the incredible

No. 23: For openers, Flores does the incredible

“It was remarkable. That was something special to watch, to be honest with you.” -- RailRiders manager Dave Miley The date: April 9, 2015 The place: PNC Field The situation: Sometimes, it's not the feat itself that gets remembered. It's when it happens that makes it...

No. 26: Hamels provides a glimpse into the future

No. 26: Hamels provides a glimpse into the future

"Hats off to him. When I walked by him after the seventh, I told him, 'Good job, kid.'" -- Norfolk manager Tony Tijerina The date: April 27, 2006 The place: Harbor Park (Norfolk, Va.) The situation: Sometimes, top prospects live up to their billing. Sometimes, they...

No. 27: The night the fists flew

No. 27: The night the fists flew

"When one of my buddies get hit, we're going to play beanball war. Beanball. War." -- Red Barons pitcher Brett Myers The date: June 24, 2002 The place: Lackawanna County Stadium The situation: This is a list filled with memorable games, tight battles, epic pitchers...