Matty Schwab: Hall of Famer
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Matty Schwab: Hall of Famer

Former #Reds groundskeeper Matty Schwab receives Gary Vanden Berg Award. đź”—: https://t.co/wwFHtJQWWd pic.twitter.com/QRGCEBCXLU — Cincinnati Reds (@Reds) January 20, 2017 We have a soft spot for former Reds groundskeeper Matty Schwab here at Redleg Nation. And now he’s officially a Hall of Famer: Schwab, who was the Reds’ park superintendent from 1903-63, will be the … Continue reading

Last Gasps
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Last Gasps

If they stick around long enough, baseball general managers tend to get reputations. Jim “Ralph” Bowden would chase a five tool prospect for years. Wayne Krivsky never met a two-year contract extension he didn’t like. Billy Beane’s approach was detailed in Moneyball, while Brian Sabean is perceived to put more emphasis on scouting and intangibles.  The reality is never this simple, … Continue reading

Green Hats?
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Green Hats?

Tomorrow is St. Patrick’s day, which means that the Reds will be sporting their green hats, and for once, John Fay will have an answer to his most annoying question posed to him on Twitter. My no.1 piece of baseball memorabilia. My only question is what big-headed (7 5/8) lefty played for the #reds in … Continue reading