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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...

A win for Reds fans

The announcement that Pete Rose would be inducted into the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame came out of nowhere. It makes sense. It's the right thing to do. And it was led by Reds Owner Bob Castellini. Castellini ... Read More...

Eight in a row is enough

I don't know which deity we've angered. But it's the one that in the seventh inning turned Todd Frazier's certain three-run homer into a soul-crushing out. Perhaps a sacrifice 0f social evil is in order. Those ... Read More...

The Art of the Broken Team

Without baseball, I would not exist. About eighty years ago, my grandfather was playing in a club baseball game in Fairmount. At some point he began backing towards the bleachers to catch a foul ball. He ... Read More...

Wise words from Sparky

After Bryan Price's recent outburst on the heels of the Reds losing seven of eight games, I got to thinking about other Cincinnati Reds managers over the years. Specifically, had anything like this happened bef... Read More...

Cincinnati Reds Franchise Four

Which four players have had the biggest impact on your franchise's history? That's the question MLB is asking fans to answer. Each team has a ballot that has been narrowed by a panel in conjunction with the thi... Read More...