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Could Nolan Ryan still put Robin Ventura in a headlock?

It's been more than 18 years since Nolan Ryan and Robin Ventura came to blows on the pitcher's mound after Ryan hit the young White Sox slugger with a fastball.

And, on Opening Day 2012, they'll meet again -- but in a different context.

With the hiring of Ventura as the next White Sox manager, people have a few months to dig up old highlight reels. We think you'll be seeing this one plenty.