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Reds remember Parker as 'big hand' in rebuild

Before bidding adieu to the Hot Stove season, we asked our 30 beat reporters to look back at their club's past and answer the following question: Who is the best free-agent signing in the team's history? The Reds selection is Dave Parker.
Via Reds.com
January 23, 2017

QUIZ: Name these MLB players who won rings with more than one team

The following players have won at least one World Series with two different franchises. Based on the information provided, name the players who’ve had the privilege of contributing to more than one winning team. In rare cases, the player may have not played in the World Series one year, but made significant regular season contributions to their team. Clue: Position/Year and Teams...
November 15, 2016  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every player on the roster of the 1979 ‘We Are Family’ Pittsburgh Pirates

The 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates won their fifth World Series, defeating the Baltimore Orioles for the championship. The popular disco song "We Are Family" by Sister Sledge was the team's theme song that year. How many of the players on that MLB championship roster can you name?
July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Best Cincinnati Reds Ever: Ken Griffey Sr. v. Dave Parker

First Round Matchup | No. 6 Ken Griffey v. No. 11 Dave Parker Griffey: Ken Griffey Sr. certainly wasn’t his son, but he was still a three-time All-Star for the Cincinnati Reds from 1973-81. He was a key contributor on the back-to-back World Series champion squads in 75 and 76. His numbers during the playoffs don’t jump off the screen […] Best Cincinnati Reds Ever: Ken...
Via Blog Red Machine
May 01, 2016

Reds Hall of Fame is family affair

CINCINNATI -- It's been 30 years since Dave Parker and Eric Davis first met. It was the 1984 baseball season and Parker was a newcomer to the Reds. Davis was a newcomer to the big leagues. "Son," was how Parker greeted Davis Saturday evening. "Still son after all these years," was Davis' reaction as the two embraced bear-hug style. Parker will be formally inducted into the Reds Hall...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Griffey Jr., Parker, Oester added to Reds HOF

CINCINNATI (AP) Ken Griffey Jr. hugged other members of the Cincinnati Reds' Hall of Fame. One hug meant more than the others. He embraced his father, who was wearing a red jacket signifying he's already in the hall. Junior will have one of his own after this weekend. Griffey, Dave Parker and Ron Oester - all of whom grew up playing baseball in Cincinnati - were honored on the field...
Via Associated Press
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Telecast Updates for Reds Hall of Fame Weekend

Friday, August 8th -€“ extended Reds Live post-game coverage Following the Reds-Marlins game on Friday, August 8th, FOX Sports Ohio's Reds Live post-game show will include extended coverage of the on-field events. Over 20 Reds legends, including members of the 2014 Induction Class, will be introduced on the field during post-game ceremonies. Saturday, August 9th -€“ hour-long...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

A Happier Anniversary

July 22nd, 1986: When Dave Parker dropped one hit right to him … and Jesse Orosco didn’t. Oh, and when Ray Knight was the baddest man on the planet. (2:56:21 for the drop, and 4:37:28 for the catch, and 3:29:38 for the reason Orosco and Roger McDowell had to play the outfield.)
Via Metstradamus
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Black Larry Kings Thing's: Spring Training

FROM THE DESK OF BLACK LARRY KING In a world exclusive, Black Larry King shares his thoughts on the upcoming baseball season. ------------------------- If time begins on Opening Day, where does it spend the offseason? They should tell you this stuff! … He may have been nicknamed “The Cobra,” but the great Dave Parker tells me he’s deathly afraid of snakes...
Via Hall of Very Good
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds Hall of Fame Induction Weekend set for Aug. 8-10

CINCINNATI (Jan. 29, 2014) -- The Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame & Museum will honor the storied careers of Ken Griffey Jr., Dave Parker, Ron Oester and the late Jake Beckley during 2014 Hall of Fame Induction Weekend, August 8-10, in Cincinnati. Hall of Fame Induction Weekend is a great opportunity for fans to visit the Museum and take part in the variety of activities involving...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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