Originally written on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 12/1/11
Stop it. Stop looking at me like that. If you want a Bobby Valentine/Red Sox dramaschlobfest post then go check out the worldwide leader in sports smut. This is Red State Blue State. And today we're talking about THE MAYOR. That's right. While Larry Lucchino was busy going behind Red Sox GM Ben Cherington's back to hire a sexy manager (note: it only took them TWO FRIGGIN MONTHS TO DO THE DAMN THANG), the Cincinnati Reds announced that Sean Casey -- The Mayor -- would be enshrined in the Reds Hall of Fame. Hot diggity dang! Nevermind that Casey got in the Reds Hall of Fame by way of a fan vote. Dude hit .305 lifetime for Cincinnati, not to mention the millions of smiles he instigated, just for being a big goofy loon armed with a sweet, sweeping lefty swing. The Mayor is one of baseball's good guys -- the kind you wish you could trade for the likes of Milton Bradley, Kevin Brown and John Rocker -- and it's about time the good guy got some love, even if it is in Cinci...
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