You are really going to want to read this outstanding piece by Zach Buchanan in the Enquirer. It’s about the off-season training work that Reds legend Barry Larkin does, in Orlando, with players around baseball, including Cincinnati prospects Shed Long and Jesse Winker. We’ve heard about the training sessions — dubbed B-Lark University by Mariners […]

You know, the kids these days love the youtubes. It’s not bad for the old guys, either, largely because there’s a treasure trove of old baseball games. Not just the classic games (like Game 4 of the 1976 World Series), but also some gems like the one below. It’s an early June NBC Game of […]

Editor’s note: This piece originally ran in January, but we’re re-running because Barry Larkin deserves it. ***Warning: I’m gonna ramble a bit here.*** On Monday, my favorite baseball player was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame. I’ve been thinking about Barry Larkin a lot these last few days. If you’ve read Redleg Nation […]

Editor’s note: This piece originally ran in January, but we’re re-running because Barry Larkin deserves it. A few days ago, upon hearing of Larkin’s election to the Hall of Fame, I asked the other guys here to share a cherished Larkin memory or two.  I thought it would be nice to share them with the […]

Tomorrow, one of the greatest shortstops to ever play the game enters the Hall of Fame. You know him as Barry Louis Larkin. Now, back in January, we here at the Nation were on top of the election like a tiger on a steak, so we thought it would be nice to put together a […]

In honor of Barry Larkin’s induction in the National Baseball Hall of Fame, we’ve temporarily changed the name of the site. Chad DotsonBlame 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 […]