The Good in the Bad

This was a pretty bad year for the Reds. Last year was a pretty bad year, too. But, you know, despite it all, we still got to watch Billy Hamilton catch everything and we still got to see Joey Votto hit like Jo... Read More...

A season for sorting

Around the time Frank Robinson was winning the National League Rookie of the Year award as an outfielder for the Reds, Pete Seeger was rearranging a passage from the Bible’s book of Ecclesiastes into a f... Read More...

Misfiring (some Reds managers)

All the speculation on whether Bryan Price would return to the Reds as their manager has now concluded. He will be back next year for sure, with an option year included. To most involved with Redleg Nation, we ... Read More...

It’s getting better

The Reds win tonight makes them 6-2 in the eight games since the All-Star break They've won all three series and look for a sweep tomorrow against Arizona. If they continue winning at a .750 clip they would fin... Read More...

A Requiem for Jay Bruce

Let's start with his failures. Jay Bruce’s career with the Reds has been full of them. For example, Bruce has never choked a woman. He’s failed to be arrested for non-payment of child support, a... Read More...

On Pete

Earlier this week, we had a couple of interesting takes on Pete Rose here at Redleg Nation. Check out Art Bidwell's piece on The Paradoxical King, and Wesley Jenkins' look at Rose from the perspective of someon... Read More...

And the next retired number is…

With the retiring of Pete Rose’s #14, there have been some questions asked about who’s next? What number will the Reds retire in the future, if any? The Reds have already retired ten jersey num... Read More...

Inner fire

On September 7, 1986, the Cincinnati Reds played the Chicago Cubs on a “getaway” day. It was a Sunday and the second place Reds were heading off to take on the first place Houston Astros after play... Read More...