Posted, for posterity: "A bunch of crap stuffed on a sandwich." 😂 Some members of the @Reds give their thoughts on Pittsburgh's Primanti's sandwich — FOX Sports Ohio (@FOXSportsOH) April 13, 2017 Chad DotsonBlame Chad for creating this mess. Chad launched Redleg Nation in February 2005, and has been writing about the Reds ever […]

We all know that Amir Garrett — who just made the Reds’ Opening Day roster and will make his major league debut next week — can pitch. You may also know that Garrett used to play a little roundball, too. (I’m not going to mention the name of the awful university where Garrett chose to […]

The Cincinnati Reds and Colorado Rockies had a little snowball fight today: Snowball fight anyone? — Colorado Rockies (@Rockies) January 5, 2017 Looks like we have plenty of ammo. Count us in. — Cincinnati Reds (@Reds) January 5, 2017 .@Reds Same. You guys really want to? Let's do it! ❄️ Pick a 5-man […]

Hope all of you out there in Redleg Nation are having a marvelous holiday season! Here at Redleg Nation World Headquarters, we’re enjoying some quiet time with family (including my youngest brothers, who are visiting from their home in China, of all places). What’s happening where you are? I want to hear all about the […]

If you’re looking for something to get me for Christmas, I’ve found the perfect gift: 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 Made the Cincinnati Reds” is now […]

Baseball players have never quite had the reputation of “athletes.” Sure, everyone knows baseball is a sport and superhumans like Bo Jackson and Mike Trout play it, but when Bartolo Colon can jack a dinger at 42 years of age, the overall degree of difficulty just doesn’t seem that high. Instead, baseball is the thinking […]

About a week ago, I saw this tweet: MLB strength of schedule so far: 1. Reds*2. Cubs22. White Sox 30. Nationals * – Reds have played the Cubs 7 times. — Gruncle Pooch (@Pooch7171) April 26, 2016 And this tweet: @ZachENQ according to Baseball Reference the #Reds have the best strength of schedule in #MLB […]

As we made our way through 2015 and into the current season, many of us focused on turning the page from the successes of the past few years to what shape the new team will take. What will the pitching staff look like? What kind of returns can we get for stars as they approach […]

To lighten the mood, watch this entertaining video by Paul Dehner Jr. of the Cincinnati Enquirer where he interviews several of the current Reds players about their prom night. Turns out that Fidel Castro is a buzz kill on prom night in Cuba. Go figure. If you’ve got an amusing prom night story of your own […]

Yesterday’s RN Around the World post inspired a number of new submissions. Here they are; they’re also now included on the ATW page. Thanks to everyone who has contributed to this project. This site is called Redleg Nation for a reason; there are Reds fans all over the place, and RN has always hoped to […]

I’ve been pretty slack about updating our RN Around the World page, in which we feature a collection of photos of Loyal Citizens of the Nation taken from around the globe. Let’s remedy that today, with a few more submissions. If you have sent me pics and I haven’t uploaded them yet (I don’t think […]

To wooooo or not to wooooo, That is the question. Whether it is nobler of the fan, To suffer the slings are arrows of outrageous dodgers, Or to take bullpen arms against a sea of troubles, And by vocally opposing, crush them Into the cold, September infield dirt. In other words, without my pathetic and […]