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Aarrrghhh Pirates

In the Putman History of The National League the Pittsburgh Pirates chapter spends the first two pages outlining Branch Rickey’s arrival to Pittsburgh and his attempt to lift this once proud franchise... Read More...
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Here Comes the Cubs

Here come the Cubs… not your daddies Cubs, not your Granddaddies Cubs, Not your Great Granddaddies Colts, Orphans or even White Stockings. Nope, these are the new Cubs… the ones with high K pi... Read More...
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Pinch Me it’s 1997 Again

Paul Wilson GB pitcher takes the mound tonight for the Reds. Nestled behind him is Rich Aurlia, a man that Miley must feel is more sure handed than Lopez. Of course Rich will have to bat against Oswalt too, al... Read More...
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Baseball Card Memories

Growing up in the 60's and 70's was different than today that's for sure…. except some of the hairstyles seem to still be around. One big difference is there were not as many entertainment options then a... Read More...
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Thinking about those Astros

I grew up during the “space age” and always had a passing interest in it. Propaganda comes in many forms and I had all the space toys that mined one’s imagination. To me the Astros team na... Read More...
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Whoop Up on Them Mets

Reds sweep Mets... If I have this right it's the first sweep at home of the Mets since 1994, perhaps the first sweep of them at all in that time. That's a good one for me, my grandmother was a Mets fan, and... Read More...
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Greetings

Hi, My name is Brian. I'm a baseball fan....... Some of you might know me as Westofyou on redszone.com, or from Fastball.com in the old days. I was invited by Chad to come aboard and talk up the Reds and... Read More...