Archive for the 'Reds' Category

A strange turn of World Series events began a century ago.

On Memorial Day, honor Eddie Grant among the many who died in service to their country.

Scrapping historical precedent and starting over with the name game.

The best team you can make from baseball’s oldest team.

A career-long second-stringer gets his due.

Five years ago, there was a new contender for the greatest game ever.

Worst-to-first, and it’s counterpart, ain’t as tough as it used to be

How to win it all with mediocre pitching.

The author’s annual baseball tour is all about — baseball!

A look at the newer, “hipper” kind of labral injury and what it means for two current major leaguers.

The NL Central was a very rare breed last season. Will it be again this season as well?

It hasn’t been easy, but he has persevered.

A look at how and why there were so many big underperforming teams during the 2015 season.

Collecting 2015 wind data for every ballpark.

Let’s settle this once and for all.

The All-Star Game has a slew of promotional sideshows these days, but it was the main event that was inscribed in baseball history at a now-gone ballpark.

Could you imagine minor-league teams making their own trades? It used to happen.

The former outfielder had a tumultuous career. It’s hard to believe we’ll ever fully understand him.

Do left-handed hitters really get to first base faster than right-handed hitters?

No hidden tape recorders were required to expose Marge Schott, former Reds owner and baseball’s most recent version of banned NBA owner Donald Sterling, as a virulent racist.