Pat Darcy in 1977. Arizona Daily Star file photo

Arizona Daily Star file photo

No Tucsonan played in a more high-profile game than the lanky right-hander. After going 11-5 as a starter for the 1975 Big Red Machine, Darcy yielded Carlton Fisk’s famous walk-off home run in Game 6 of the ’75 Series at Fenway Park. Arm troubles ended Darcy’s career when he was 30 years old. 

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