My beloved Cincinnati Reds 2017 season finished on Sunday. We had the awful record of 68 wins and 94 losses. As I have for nearly three decades I can only say "Wait Till Next Year." I got to see them lose in their trip to New York again this year. I'll try to see them … Continue reading Wait till next year with my Cincinnati Reds
Tonight we go to Citifield to see my Cincinnati Reds take on the New York Mets. I know the modern argument that in professional sports you are really rooting for a uniform, not a team as the players are interchangeable, unlike the "old days." Actually players were moved around in the old days but at … Continue reading Seeing my hometown Cincinnati Reds play the New York Mets
I grew up in Southwestern Ohio in and around Cincinnati - where my father's family has long been based. Baseball is practically a religion there and we worship the Cincinnati Reds. While the feeling has waned a bit over the decades Cincinnati is still the only major league town left that has an Opening Day … Continue reading For the Love of Pete
Ah, such beautiful words. Spring is truly on its way. Throw and catch. Run and hit. Hope springs eternal. My beloved Cincinnati Reds will triumph this season. Of course, I've had that same refrain since 1991 but I believe it every year. Even without Brandon Phillips (we miss you already dude) I believe we can … Continue reading Pitchers and Catchers Report!