Imagine you grew up in poverty, scraping and scratching in the playground dirt to make something of yourself. Imagine further that you’re a prisoner of the local authorities, encumbered by anger and the callowness of your youth; blessed with unnatural talent, yet unable to get out of your own way. Let your imagination fly [...]
Now seems like a good time to remind everyone to go look at Redleg Nation‘s commenting guidelines.
Over the years, we’ve put a lot of time and energy into making the Nation a different type of destination on the interwebs. We require our editors to use their real names (no pseudonyms, though I [...]
We’re excited to announce a new project – The Nation Reports – where our commenters write original content for the site concerning the upcoming Reds caravan tours. The Reds have planned three routes with a total of 15 public stops over 2,800 miles, taking place Jan. 24-27.
• The Northern Tour, with stops [...]
Our friend Joe Posnanski has some thoughts about baseball blogs, spurred by the passing of one of the best in the baseball blogging community, Mac Thomason of Braves Journal.
Posnanski hits the nail on the head here:
You know what I think is an adventure now? Baseball blogs. Every team’s fans have them, of [...]
It’s hard to believe, but seven years ago today, we started this dumb little blog. Seven years. Insane.
Thanks to all you guys and gals. There is no chance we’d still be around if it weren’t for all of you out there in the Nation. I can’t say how much longer we’ll keep doing [...]
Our friends at Blog Red Machine have hosted a blogger roundtable about a number of issues related to the Reds and MLB, in general, over the All-Star break. Good stuff. Here’s part one, part two, and part three.
Just wanted to update everyone on our recent call for contributors…
I was overwhelmed by the response to that earlier post, and not just with the large number of emails I received. The quality of the submissions was very high.
Frankly, I underestimated the response we would receive. Given the fact that I have [...]