It was 20 years ago today

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  1. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    Nolan Ryan taught Robin Ventura how to play.

    [video=youtube;SdyeWgsa_R8]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SdyeWgsa_R8[/video]

    This isn't the best version. I couldn't find the one that actually shows Ryan landing 6 to the chin and 1 to the head.
     
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  3. LonghornJ

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    That's awesome... Nolan Ryan, a true Texas legend.

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  4. DrivenByDemons

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    Fucking white sux. Was that in HD?
     
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    We actually see it, when they show the replay around 5:30.
     
  6. gwartney

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    360P

    He Hammered the Dumbass
     
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    I never understood was Robin was trying to do there.
    Be basically threw himself into a headlock.
     
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    Well played sir.
     
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    Scott Masshole Staff Member

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    From wikipedia:

    After Ryan hit Robin Ventura of the Chicago White Sox, Ventura charged the mound in order to fight Ryan, who was 20 years his senior. Ryan secured the 26-year-old Ventura in a headlock with his left arm, while pummeling Ventura's head with his right fist six times before catcher Iván Rodríguez was able to pull Ventura away from Ryan. Ryan stated afterwards it was the same maneuver he used on steers he had to brand on his Texas ranch. Videos of the incident were played that evening throughout the country. While Ventura was ejected, Ryan–who had barely moved from his spot on the mound in the fracas–was allowed to remain in the game. White Sox manager Gene Lamont vehemently argued this, leading to his own ejection. Ryan pitched hitless ball the rest of the way
     
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    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    It probably surprised him. I think those may be the only authentic punches ever thrown in a baseball fight.
     
  11. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    They just quit playing that clip at Rangers Games this year in deference to Robin Ventura's first return to Texas since the fight.
     
  12. LonghornJ

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    I remember that... pussy feel good shit where they had to shake hands, etc.

    Everyone knows what happened on the field that day. Ventura pwned
     
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    this is why old people should be banned from baseball
     
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    :rofl:

    Nolan Ryan :usa:
     
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    Nolan Ryan was the man. I had the chance to ask for his autograph at a charity golf tournament once and chickened out. Big Red Machine forever, baby.
     
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    He now is a majority owner of the Rangers and has a respectable line of hot dogs and meat products on store aisle shelves. :grad:
     
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    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    :bug:
     
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    [video=youtube;1Xw2BqT2NpM]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Xw2BqT2NpM[/video]
     
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    :facepalm: