Pennant Race: 1973
Reds History

Pennant Race: 1973

[This is the first in a series of articles on historic pennant races involving the Cincinnati Reds in the modern era of baseball.] On July 1, 1973, five days before the newest James Bond movie was released (Live and Let Die) the Reds were in dire straits before a majestic three run home run turned … Continue reading

The Crosley Field Ball
Reds History

The Crosley Field Ball

If you’re a regular reader here, you’ve become familiar with the writing of John Ring. A die-hard, long-time Reds fan, John began writing for Redleg Nation last season while he was stationed in Afghanistan [A Reds’ Perspective from Afghanistan; The Reds are on TV in Afghanistan; So Long, Bronson Arroyo; and more]. John is back in … Continue reading

One Hit Wonders
Reds History

One Hit Wonders

I don’t want to talk about last weekend’s dumpster fire of a series out in Colorado. Really, I don’t. But Dylan Axelrod’s start in game two of the Sunday doubleheader got me thinking. These are the things that keep me up at night. It was, of course, Axelrod’s first and only start for the Reds … Continue reading