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In addition to hosting this year's All-Star game, the Reds are also celebrating the anniversary of their last World Series championship. Members of that 1990 team are being honored in April, when they will certainly recall pleasant memories of their sweep against the heavily favored bash brothers of the Oakland Athletics. While Cincinnatians revel in…

The Ballot: Yogi Berra (1946-1963) Joe DiMaggio (1936-1942, 1946-1951) Whitey Ford (1950, 1953-1967) Lou Gehrig (1923-1939) Derek Jeter (1995-2014) Mickey Mantle (1951-1968) Mariano Rivera (1995-2013) Babe Ruth (1920-1934) Four Recommendations: Joe DiMaggio: Selected into the Hall of Fame in 1955, Joe DiMaggio was the face of the New York Yankees from the late 1930s until…

When most think of baseball bats, they probably imagine a beautifully handcrafted wooden one, carved from oak, ash, maple, or some other wood. It was not until the 1970s when the landscape was dramatically changed with the introduction of metal bats for pretty much all non-professional leagues. While early metal bats severely deficient the pop…

The big topic in Cincinnati has of course been the profanity-laced tirade of Reds manager Bryan Price, who ripped into Cincinnati Enquirer reporter C. Trent Rosencranz. During the five and a half minute address to Rozencranz, Price 77 times used some variation of the f-word. There is a more serious on-field issue about that should…

Some ask how I do it? How I could be a Chicago Cubs fan all my life and never see a World-Series ring? The Chicago Cubs are the best mix of frustration, belief, and hope. Every year in April when we first get to see the Cubs start playing, we see a glimpse of hope.…