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Remembering Pete Rose

When I think of old-timers in baseball, I don't always think of my childhood....I think before those days, but now that I'm approaching, uh, five decades of life, I suppose I need to keep in mind that the playe... Read More...
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Opening Day Fun Facts

(This post was written by long-time friend of the Nation Michael Howes.) Reprinted from yesterday's comments... HITTING Here are some odd opening day records/stats/numbers; all of these numbers are from the ... Read More...
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Barry Larkin elected to HOF

No, not that Hall of Fame. Not yet. Barry Larkin, a star at Michigan, has been elected to the College Baseball Hall of Fame. (Tip of the cap to C. Trent.) Congrats, Barry. Now come back to work for the Reds, p... Read More...
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A little Barry Larkin news…

From the AP: Barry Larkin will manage the next U.S. game in the World Baseball Classic for Davey Johnson, who will be attending the wedding of his stepson. Larkin, the bench coach for the U.S. team, will lead... Read More...
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From the mailbag

A query posed by a loyal reader: Hoping you can answer a question that I thought would be easy enough to answer on my own, but I can't seem to find anywhere. Can you post a list of Reds Captains? Specificall... Read More...
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Barry Larkin or Dave Concepcion?

Hal McCoy is talking shortstops: An intriguing question was posed on Mark Schlemmer's WONE-AM (980) talk show this week: Davey Concepcion or Barry Larkin? Listeners were asked to choose which former Cincinnat... Read More...
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Around Redleg Nation

Some links from around the Reds blogosphere.... --Blue Collar Baseball notes that Sean Casey may be retiring from baseball. Redleg Nation wishes The Mayor all the best. He's one of my personal favorites, and ... Read More...
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Barry Larkin Sighting

It's been good to see and hear Barry Larkin on the new MLB Network over the last couple of weeks. Also nice to see Larkin on the front page of ESPN's MLB section. ... Read More...
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A Christmas Story

Doug is asking if anyone got any Reds-related Christmas gifts this year. While I can't top what Slyde received (are you listening, Mrs. Chad?), I did receive something worth talking about. First, some backgrou... Read More...