No. 3: Baseball returns to NEPA

“Our young people today will experience the thrills we had so many years ago.” — Pennsylvania governor and Scranton native Robert P. Casey The date: April 26, 1989 The place: Lackawanna County Stadium The situation: Years of dreaming led to decades...

No. 4: The Captain comes to Scranton

“They gave me a standing ovation when I grounded out.” — Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter The date: July 6-10 and Aug. 22-24, 2013 The place: PNC Field The situation: Fans look forward to the occasional injury rehab series at minor league parks. Minor...

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

“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...