Did anyone else watch the player introductions before the All-Star Game? I really enjoyed watching all of the Hall of Famers who were in attendance. Good to see those guys.

However, am I the only one disappointed that three members of the Big Red Machine, plus another former Red, failed to appear for the ceremony?

Blame Chad for creating this mess.

Chad launched Redleg Nation in February 2005, and has been writing about the Reds ever since. His first book, “The Big 50: The Men and Moments That Made the Cincinnati Reds” is now available in bookstores and online, at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and wherever fine books are sold. You can also find Chad’s musings about the Cincinnati Reds in the pages of Cincinnati Magazine.

You can email Chad at chaddotson@redlegnation.com.

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  1. Perez showed up, so it’s Bench, Morgan, Seaver…who am I forgetting? Oh – Sparky?

  2. I did hear Marty say that Bench has a prior commitment for a golf charity benefit in Minnesota, I believe it was, and that Morgan was doing radio.

    I understand Bench’s commitment, but it would seem that something could’ve been worked out by ESPN for Morgan to attend.

  3. If it’s Sparky, that’s not a big deal to me. At his age, I don’t expect him to show up for everything.

  4. It was strange that there were quite a few of the HOFers missing. I’m not sure if there’s something more behind that or not

  5. Chad-I am with you. Very disappointed. Radio? That is a very lame excuse.

  6. Was Perez there?

  7. DevilsAdvocate, Seaver never appears as a Red unless in Cincinnati. If he would have been there, he would have been a Mut. It was great to see Tony. He deserves this kind of national recognition.

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About Chad Dotson

Blame Chad for creating this mess. Chad launched Redleg Nation in February 2005, and has been writing about the Reds ever since. His first book, "The Big 50: The Men and Moments That Made the Cincinnati Reds" is now available in bookstores and online, at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and wherever fine books are sold. You can also find Chad's musings about the Cincinnati Reds in the pages of Cincinnati Magazine. You can email Chad at chaddotson@redlegnation.com.

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