Spring Training Surprises

Like baseball itself, Spring Training has changed and evolved over the years. Logistically, it sure has for Cincinnati. The Reds left Florida for Arizona in 2010, a move that probably still irks some in the ... Read More...
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The Specialness of Opening Day

Opening Day. Opening Day is one game, at one place and at the Sanctuary City of Baseball on the banks of the Ohio River. To Reds fans and the City of Cincinnati, Opening Day is close to sacred. This is nothin... Read More...
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R.I.P. Frank Pastore

Former Reds pitcher and Christian radio host Frank Pastore, 55, died Monday, from injuries sustained in a November motorcycle accident -- an accident that Pastore anticipated on-air just three hours bef... Read More...
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Dusty Baker = Havoc!!

I came across this Bill James quote while researching outfielders this week. (James rates Dusty Baker as the 54th best leftfielder of all time, right behind Hal McRae: ...on June 27, 1984, Dusty Baker stole... 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...