Eve of 1924 season: Edd Roush signed first multi-year contract in Reds hisotry. Tired of Roush’s long holdouts, president Garry Herrmann gave Roush a 3 year deal at $19,000 per year.

All “Reds trivia” posts come from Greg Rhodes and John Snyder’s fabulous book, “Redleg Journal” (see link for purchasing) and are used with Greg’s permission.

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