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Dan Lyons celebrates his game winning hit for the Atlantic League championship against Lancaster. (Oct. 7, 2012)

Ducks win Atlantic League championship

The Long Island Ducks beat the Lancaster Barnstormers in five games to win the Atlantic League Championship.

Barnstormers' Tommy Everidge homers to centerfield against the
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Barnstormers' Tommy Everidge homers to centerfield against the Ducks in Game 5 of the Atlantic League Championship Series. The Ducks won the title. (Oct. 7, 2012)

Ducks shortstop Dan Lyons makes the throw to
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Ducks shortstop Dan Lyons makes the throw to first for the out against Lancaster in Game 5 of the Atlantic League Championship Series. The Ducks won the title. (Oct. 7, 2012)

Barnstormers starting pitcher Dwayne Pollok delivers against the
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Barnstormers starting pitcher Dwayne Pollok delivers against the Ducks in Game 5 of the Atlantic League Championship Series. The Ducks won the title. (Oct. 7, 2012)

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The Ducks' Mitch Canham gets a hit against
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The Ducks' Mitch Canham gets a hit against Lancaster in Game 5 of the Atlantic League Championship Series. The Ducks won the title. (Oct. 7, 2012)

The Ducks' Kraig Binick tries to jar the
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The Ducks' Kraig Binick tries to jar the ball from Barnstormers catcher Emerson Frostad in Game 5 of the Atlantic League Championship Series. The Ducks won the title. (Oct. 7, 2012)

Ducks third baseman Bryant Nelson makes the throw
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Ducks third baseman Bryant Nelson makes the throw to first against Lancaster in Game 5 of the Atlantic League Championship Series. The Ducks won the title. (Oct. 7, 2012)

Kraig Binick strokes a hit up the middle
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Kraig Binick strokes a hit up the middle against Lancaster in Game 5 of the Atlantic League Championship Series. The Ducks won the title. (Oct. 7, 2012)

Ducks starting pitcher Bobby Blevins delivers against Lancaster
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Ducks starting pitcher Bobby Blevins delivers against Lancaster in Game 5 of the Atlantic League Championship Series. The Ducks won the title. (Oct. 7, 2012)

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Ducks mascot Quacker Jack lets everyone know that
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Ducks mascot Quacker Jack lets everyone know that the Long Island Ducks are number 1 after winning the Atlantic League Championship. (Oct. 7, 2012)

The Ducks' Kraig Binick slides safely into home
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The Ducks' Kraig Binick slides safely into home against Lancaster in Game 5 of the Atlantic League Championship Series. The Ducks won the title. (Oct. 7, 2012)

Dan Lyons celebrates his game winning hit for
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Dan Lyons celebrates his game winning hit for the Atlantic League championship against Lancaster. (Oct. 7, 2012)

The Long Island Ducks celebrate their 2012 Atlantic
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The Long Island Ducks celebrate their 2012 Atlantic League championship against Lancaster. (Oct. 7, 2012)

Ducks manager Kevin Baez holds the Atlantic League
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Ducks manager Kevin Baez holds the Atlantic League championship trophy. (Oct. 7, 2012)

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Ray Navarette and the rest of the Long
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Ray Navarette and the rest of the Long Island Ducks celebrate winning the Atlantic League title. (Oct. 7, 2012)

Barnstormers starting pitcher Mark Brackman delivers a pitch
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Barnstormers starting pitcher Mark Brackman delivers a pitch in a game against the Ducks. (Oct. 6, 2012)

Ducks' Ray Navarette drives a pitch into the
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Ducks' Ray Navarette drives a pitch into the infield during the first inning. (Oct. 6, 2012)

Ducks' Joash Brodin connects for a hit during
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Ducks' Joash Brodin connects for a hit during the first inning. (Oct. 6, 2012)

Ducks starting pitcher John Brownell delivers a pitch
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Ducks starting pitcher John Brownell delivers a pitch in a game against Lancaster. (Oct. 6, 2012)

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Ducks Joash Brodin tries to break up the
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Ducks Joash Brodin tries to break up the double play as Lancaster's Gilberto Mejia makes the throw. (Oct. 6, 2012)

Ducks second baseman Ray Naverette prepares to make
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Ducks second baseman Ray Naverette prepares to make the throw to first for an out during the first inning. (Oct. 6, 2012)

Ducks starting pitcher Bob Zimmermann delivers a pitch
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Ducks starting pitcher Bob Zimmermann delivers a pitch during a game against the Barnstormers. (Oct. 5, 2012)

The Ducks' Kraig Binick connects for a single
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The Ducks' Kraig Binick connects for a single in the first inning of a game against the Barnstormers. (Oct. 5, 2012)

The Ducks' Kraig Binick scores on a walk
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The Ducks' Kraig Binick scores on a walk in the first inning of a game against the Barnstormers. (Oct. 5, 2012)

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The Barnstormers' Blake Gailen connects on a pitch
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The Barnstormers' Blake Gailen connects on a pitch in the first inning of a game against the Ducks. (Oct. 5, 2012)

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