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Flashback: Rangers' Nolan Ryan and White Sox' Robin Ventura brawl

<p>Sep 20, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura (23) in the dugout during the third inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports</p> <p>Apr 30, 2013; Arlington, TX, USA; Texas Rangers president Nolan Ryan smiles in his seat during the game between the Chicago White Sox and Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. The Rangers won 10-6. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports</p> <p>,Sep 20, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura (23) in the dugout during the third inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports</p> <p>Apr 30, 2013; Arlington, TX, USA; Texas Rangers president Nolan Ryan smiles in his seat during the game between the Chicago White Sox and Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. The Rangers won 10-6. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports</p>

Sep 20, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura (23) in the dugout during the third inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Apr 30, 2013; Arlington, TX, USA; Texas Rangers president Nolan Ryan smiles in his seat during the game between the Chicago White Sox and Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. The Rangers won 10-6. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

,Sep 20, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura (23) in the dugout during the third inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Apr 30, 2013; Arlington, TX, USA; Texas Rangers president Nolan Ryan smiles in his seat during the game between the Chicago White Sox and Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. The Rangers won 10-6. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

August 4, 1993 was the date of one of the more infamous moments in the history of Major League Baseball.

It was the day the Texas Rangers and Chicago White Sox faced off and engaged in a bit of a 'bean ball' war - with White Sox infielder Robin Ventura taking the worst of it.

As has been immortalized over the years in various formats, the fearless Ryan drilled Ventura with a fastball. Ventura, miffed, threw down his bat and helmet and charged toward the mound ready for a fight. The rest, so they say, is history:

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Since this is now the 22nd anniversary of the on-field fracas, it seemed only appropriate to revisit it - as it stands as one of the more eventful brawls in league history.

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