On August 4, 1993, Robin Ventura picked the wrong day to charge the mound and started what would become one of the most memorable brawls in baseball history. After getting a single off of Nolan Ryan in the first inning, Ventura was hit in the arm in his next at-bat and took a few steps towards first base before deciding to charge the mound. He quickly regretted that decision, as the much older Ryan would almost immediately get him into a headlock and started wailing on him with some upper cuts. If you know the history, there had been some…

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Sam Zimmer

A University of Oregon grad and Oklahoma native, Sam is a diehard baseball fan who has been lucky enough to attend games at 25 current MLB stadiums, all alongside his dad. He collects mainly baseball cards but also dabbles in SGA bobbleheads and poker chips from various casinos. His collections revolve around the San Francisco Giants, the New York Giants, his Oregon Ducks and any of his fellow Oklahomans. You can reach him by email and on Twitter.

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