These Kids Today

These Kids Today

A few weeks ago, the Reds inducted Pete Rose into the Reds Hall of Fame and retired his #14 jersey. It was, at last, an MLB-sanctioned chance for Cincinnati to celebrate and honor their troubled favorite son. It also provided an opportunity for a beleaguered manager and a sentimental newspaperman to look at baseball through. . … Continue reading

2013 Reds / Series Preview

Series Preview: The LA Dodger$

In the film Chinatown, there’s a memorable exchange between private detective Jake Gittes, played by a young Jack Nicholson, and an aging Noah Cross, the monstrous antagonist played with glorious depravity by John Huston. Their conversation, about the excesses of Cross’s wealth, goes like this: Gittes: How much are you worth? More than 10 million? Cross: Oh … Continue reading

Baseball - General / Reds - General / Reds History / Reds Trivia

Redleg Trade Review: Christy Mathewson (and Babe Ruth)

Ed. Today begins a new Redleg Nation feature that will take us up through the July non-waiver trade deadline. Steve is going to be reviewing trades from the Reds’ history, good and bad. December 15, 1900….Christy Mathewson traded to the New York Giants for pitcher Amos Rusie. Any list of bad Reds trades has to … Continue reading