No. 6: The catch

No. 6: The catch

“That’s three runs if he doesn’t come up with it, and we’re in deep, deep trouble.” — Red Barons manager Lee Elia The date: Sept. 11, 1992 The place: Lackawanna County Stadium The situation: For the first time ever, the Red Barons...
No. 7: The Yanks are coming

No. 7: The Yanks are coming

“If Scranton had an interest in us, we had an interest. It was our first choice.” — Yankees general manager Brian Cashman The date: Sept. 21, 2006 The place: Lackawanna County Commissioners meeting room (Scranton) The situation: For a year, the day...
No. 9: A “Star”ry night in 1995

No. 9: A “Star”ry night in 1995

“These are good, hard-working people who deserve to host something like this.” — Red Barons manager Mike Quade The date: July 12, 1995 The place: Lackawanna County Stadium The situation: Lackawanna County Stadium was new. The Astroturf still a...
No. 10: The Legends Game

No. 10: The Legends Game

“Just looking around the stands, you see the kids with their dads. That’s what baseball’s all about. To be part of that and make someone smile, it’s a dream come true.” — Yankees third baseman and former Red Baron Charlie Hayes The date: June 21,...