Friend of the Nation Joel Luckhaupt, known in the Reds blogosphere as “Slyde,” is retiring from Reds blogging. He has been the leader of that ragtag bunch known as Red Reporter for a couple of years, and he will certainly be missed.

Joel joined us for the RNR podcast a few months back, when he was promoting the terrific “Wire to Wire Reds,” which he co-wrote with John Erardi.

Redleg Nation wishes you the best of luck in your future endeavors, Slyde.