(This is the third in a series of articles about Cincinnati Red pitchers to throw no-hitters. Twelve Red hurlers have thrown no-hitters, including Homer Bailey’s gem against the Pittsburgh Pirates last season. Bailey’s no-hitter was the first thrown since Mr. Perfect, Tom Browning, beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 1-0 in 1989, retiring all 27 [...]
Dayn Perry of CBSSportsline.com dug up this gem. Yes, it’s Hall of Famer Johnny Bench on Hee Haw, singing covers of Jim Croce and Jerry Reed(!) to the delight of the Hee Haw Honeys. Pay particular attention to Bench’s trousers, or as Perry calls them, “Aquaman pants.”
Bench must’ve been on the show [...]
(This is the first in a series of articles about Cincinnati Reds pitchers who have thrown no-hitters. Twelve Red hurlers have thrown no-hitters, including Homer Bailey’s gem against the Pittsburgh Pirates last season. Bailey’s no-hitter was the first thrown since Mr. Perfect, Tom Browning, beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 1-0 in 1989, retiring all [...]
Brandon Phillips is right. And anyone with half a brain, including us sportswriters, should understand that he is.
Desperate for controversy in a slow week of spring training, news spread like wildfire when Phillips said he was “punked” when managers and coaches voted Darwin Barney of the Chicago Cubs the Gold Glove last year [...]
Now that the fervor and excitement has ebbed somewhat about Cincinnati hosting the 2015 All-Star Game, it’s time to deal with one of the issues that has been a constant source of controversy within the regime of Commissioner Bud Selig and Major League Baseball. Everyone knows what this is about. It’s about Peter Edward [...]
All right, you expert Reds fans. What’s the significance of this lineup?
Pete Rose Bobby Tolan Tony Perez Johnny Bench Lee May Jimmy Stewart Tommy Helms Darrel Chaney Wayne Granger
Those were the Reds on the field on June 30, 1970 during the final inning played at Crosley Field. Cincinnati defeated the San Francisco [...]
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 [...]