Charlie Hustle

Pete Rose during 1972 World Series -- Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images Before today’s game, the Reds will celebrate the unveiling of Pete Rose’s bronze statue at Crosley Terrace at Great A... Read More...

The Best I Ever Saw

I have been following baseball all my life, and 1967 was the first season that I have clear memories of the games, statistics, and players (Vada Pinson and Jim Maloney were my favorites then).  That era is a... Read More...

The Enigma of Bobby Tolan

In his first at-bat as a Cincinnati Red on Opening Day of 1969, Bobby Tolan smacked a home run into the Sun Deck of Crosley Field off Don Drysdale. It was the start of a stellar four-year run for Tolan, who was... Read More...

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...

A Reds Family

Kevin Mitchell stood in the box against the San Francisco Giants in a close game. Mitchell was a modern-day Paul Bunyan, a blue collar hero with superhuman strength. Earlier in the game, he hit a ball so far th... Read More...