A new 12-episode series from the gang at Redleg Nation Radio.

There is no baseball at the moment, so we are happy to present you with the tenth episode of our brand new series, Building the Machine. Over 12 weeks, we’re bringing you the story of the Big Red Machine, Cincinnati’s baseball dynasty that changed the game forever. Day by day, year by year, you’ll see how the Machine was constructed, all the highs and lows, and the legacy that remains.

If you haven’t listened to the first nine episodes of Building the Machine, you can find them here:

Episode 1: The Origin Story
Episode 2: Sparky Arrives
Episode 3: The Reds Learn a Lesson
Episode 4: Welcome to Cincinnati, Joe Morgan
Episode 5: Close, but no cigar…again
Episode 6: A disappointment, not a dynasty
Episode 7: The Greatest World Series Ever Played
Episode 8: Back to Back, Sugar Bear
Episode 9: So Long, Big Dog

And now, without further ado, enjoy Episode 10: So, So Close, about the 1978 Cincinnati Reds.

You can listen to the podcast on this page, with the nifty little audio player just above. If you prefer, you can also go here to download it and listen at your leisure. For links to all previous episodes of Redleg Nation Radio, check out the podcast’s home page.

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