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Shooting Craps

In the lore of the Reds lurks a team from the mid 50's that was talked about in the 70's in the same manner as the Big Red Machine is these days. My in-laws lived in town near the Gardens and they tell tales ... Read More...
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The Holy Trinity of Baseball

I was going to post this on on thursday, I had a feeling the Cardinals were going to be Dave’s last team, I just thought the off day would be the day…. I guess Dan O wanted the day to visit the Roc... Read More...
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Finally May is gone.

11-18 month, a couple of misplaced chairs and Danny's stereo gone too. Not a good month for the Reds ... typical Dunn month of May. Adam Dunn has always had months with really low batting averages, and this ... Read More...
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Seven Things at the end of May.

Being old enough to remember 3 channels and changing the box with my hands instead of a remote I can also remember when getting information on the baseball season was essentially looking for a copy of The Sport... Read More...
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Now Playing Shortstop…

Being a Cincinnati fan you can’t be anything but aware that the Reds have had essentially 4 shortstops since 1951. From 1950-2004 sixty-seven men have played shortstop for the Reds, a total of 8680 gam... Read More...
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The Short Reliever

At 5'11 Danny Graves has already beaten conventional baseball wisdom in the expansion era. He's short for a pitcher, he pretty much has been riding a big wave. It is possible that his board is broken. If we... Read More...
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And then there was one.

At the end of the 1999 season the Reds walked away from a possible playoff appearance, cocky that the golden ring would be obtained on the next turn of the carousal. In their corner they boasted of their 24 yea... Read More...
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Jimenez Thoughts

Reds big move so far to right the ship is the reduction of Jimenez , keeping with the 1997 theme we will note that this move mirrors a 1997 move somewhat. May 9, 1997 Ruben Sierra released. Back to Jimenez... Read More...