2014 Reds / Collectibles / Homer Bailey / Price is Right / Reds Fest / The Nation Reports

The Nation Reports: Redsfest, Dec. 6-7

Redsfest takes place this Friday and Saturday at the Duke Energy Convention Center. The hours are 3-10:30 p.m. on Friday and 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. on Saturday. Latest details here. For those who’ve never attended before, Redsfest is a gigantic indoor fair, including autograph and photo booths with current and former Reds players, interactive games, giveaways, game-used … Continue reading

Barry Larkin: Hall of Famer / Big Red Machine / Collectibles / Hall of Fame / Pete / Reds - General

Chasing Barry

For thirty plus years I’ve lived in the state of New York, but never once considered visiting the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown.  My reasoning was so simplistic, a child could scrawl it out in crayon cincinnati red: Pete wasn’t there. Like a climate change denier, I couldn’t see the change in the baseball … Continue reading

Baseball - General / Collectibles

Holiday Gift Guide

The gang at Red Letter Daze is running their annual holiday gift guide.  Today’s topic is apparel, and there’s some good stuff in there.  It’s a two-parter, so check back later for more.  (You can also see last year’s epic “Twelve Days of a Redleg Christmas” set, if you still can’t find something for the Reds fan … Continue reading

2006 Reds / 2009 Reds / Baseball - General / Collectibles / Reds - General

Everyone Loves a Slush Puppie

Sports Design Blog uncovers some remarkably entertaining 1970s-era MLB souvenir cups.  Tom Seaver is the Reds’ representative, which makes me think we’re talking 1979.  The taglines on the cups are great.  Well, “Seaver never needs a reliever” is pretty lame, but how can you not love J.R. Richard’s:  “1st base looks far when you face … Continue reading