Reds - General

I love the Cincinnati Reds (Alternate title: Ryan Ludwick can shove it up his nose with a rubber hose)

I love the Cincinnati Reds. I shouldn’t actually have to say that, since I’ve been writing about the Reds — and demonstrating my obsession with this infernal team — nearly every single day here at Redleg Nation for the last nine seasons. But make no mistake: I love the Cincinnati Reds National League Baseball Club, … Continue reading

2010 Post-Season / 2010 Reds / Reds - General / Reds History / Reds Trivia

Young Pitchers in Postseason Play has published a listing of all pitchers who have started post-season games under the age of 24.29 years. The Yankees’ Phil Hughes is scheduled to start tonight and he’s 24.29 years of age. For those who fear young starters in such “high pressure games, the research shows there have been 156 pitchers make post … Continue reading

1990 Reds / Reds - General / Reds History / Reds Trivia

This Day in Reds History: Postseason Wins over the Yankees, Tigers, and the Pirates

October 5, 1939: Yankees pitcher Monte Pearson holds the Reds hitless for seven and 1/3 innings as the Yankees shutout the Reds, 4-0, to take a two game to none lead in the 1939 World Series. The Yankees reached Reds starter Bucky Walters for five hits in the third inning, plating three runs, and later … Continue reading

Big Red Machine / Reds - General / Reds History / Reds Trivia / Reinstatement of Pete Rose

This Day in Reds History: Reds Win their 1st World Series Game and Other Dramatic Wins

October 1, 1919: The Reds win their first World Series game in their history, 9-1, over the Chicago White Sox at Redland Field in Cincinnati. The baseball game story: The Reds took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning. Reds’ leadoff hitter Morrie Rath was hit by a Eddie Cicotte pitch to … Continue reading