Enjoy a big ol' mug of what if joe.
2012 was certainly a special and memorable year for Reds fans, especially those of my generation who were barely even in existence the last time the Reds won the World Series and obviously not much older in 1995. There were so many great moments, as well as some unpleasant moments that comprised the entire season. Unfortunately the season came to an untimely end due to some of those unpleasant moments, but it was still one to enjoy nonetheless.
I'm here to ask, "What if?"
There are so many things that can happen during the course of a 162+-game baseball season, but don't you ever wonder what might have been had some of those events had gone a little differently? Maybe not, but here are a few to ponder as we close the book on 2012 and look forward to 2013. Obviously we haven't invented time travel YET, so there's nothing that can be done about the past. Also, there's no way to predict if the season would have progressed any differently had...