Frustrated with Reds pitching?

The Cincinnati Reds landscape is littered with pitchers who have contended with injuries. Are we living in a unique period, with fragile pitchers and unsure management? It's worth remembering that even our most... Read More...

The Enigma of Bobby Tolan

In his first at-bat as a Cincinnati Red on Opening Day of 1969, Bobby Tolan smacked a home run into the Sun Deck of Crosley Field off Don Drysdale. It was the start of a stellar four-year run for Tolan, who was... Read More...

Spring Training Surprises

Like baseball itself, Spring Training has changed and evolved over the years. Logistically, it sure has for Cincinnati. The Reds left Florida for Arizona in 2010, a move that probably still irks some in the ... Read More...

Fun Guys — and Marge

Over the years, I've been pretty fortunate to interview a number of Cincinnati Reds. Since our miserable 2016 season is over, I thought it would be a good time to recap some of the more interesting ones and... Read More...

Misfiring (some Reds managers)

All the speculation on whether Bryan Price would return to the Reds as their manager has now concluded. He will be back next year for sure, with an option year included. To most involved with Redleg Nation, we ... Read More...

A no-hit win for the Reds

Most of you have never heard of Ken Johnson. He toiled in the major leagues for 13 seasons, pitched for some bad teams and was what you would call a “late bloomer.” He died in obscurity on November... Read More...

The Specialness of Opening Day

Opening Day. Opening Day is one game, at one place and at the Sanctuary City of Baseball on the banks of the Ohio River. To Reds fans and the City of Cincinnati, Opening Day is close to sacred. This is nothin... Read More...

Wise words from Sparky

After Bryan Price's recent outburst on the heels of the Reds losing seven of eight games, I got to thinking about other Cincinnati Reds managers over the years. Specifically, had anything like this happened bef... Read More...

The King of Cool

Billy McCool. Now you have to admit, that's a cool name. Billy McCool was a relief pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds. He had good stuff. He was lefthanded. And he had the cool name. He broke in with the Red... Read More...