One week after club legend Jim Maloney joined Redleg Nation Radio, we’re very excited that Fred Norman, starting pitcher for the 1970s Big Red Machine Cincinnati Reds, had a few minutes to spare for our Bill Lack. More than a few minutes, actually; this is a long one, so we split it into two [...]
It was the penultimate at bat of the season. It has remained there on my DVR list for 171 days:
Giants @ Reds Thu 10/11 12:00p 247 TBSHD. The playlist entry on the line above for the movie “Sucker Punch” sits there, mocking me.
I’ve watched the At Bat over and over again, not [...]
I’d been stationed in Afghanistan for about two weeks when I went over to use the ATM at the site on Base where the Afghans have their markets. It was about a mile walk and the ATM was broke more than it worked but I was I need of some cash to buy some [...]
We had great plans once upon a time, didn’t we? Grand hopes for the future. Remember that interview after the clinching game in 2010 when you said you loved Cincinnati? We loved you, too, that night. You were our compassionate player manager, our feel good field general. And we’ll always have that glorious weekend [...]
“They’re just not that great.”
That’s what SOME GUY commented on John Fay’s blog the other day. Maybe he was just padding his argument that Dusty Baker has worked wonders with this team. I don’t know. Maybe he simply needs to lay off the magic mushrooms. Not that great?
Umm … okay. There’s Johnny [...]
The more-youthful members of the Nation may not know that Al Michaels – now of the NFL and Miracle on Ice fame – was the Reds’ play-by-play announcer before Marty Brennaman. Some of us were reminiscing here yesterday
Teammates mob Johnny Bench after the catcher hit a dramatic home run in Gave Five of the 1972 [...]
The red-hot Cincinnati Reds have won ten games in a row…all without Joey Votto. Insane, right? Well, when was the last time the Reds won eleven straight games?
Yep, a win today would put the Reds into territory that hasn’t been charted by a Reds team for fifty-five years. The Big Red Machine [...]