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Eddie Murray and the 4th of July

It was 1979 … my uncle was taking me to my first Twins game. It was also the first time I truly found a favorite player. The bad thing for my uncle is that his name was Eddie Murray. Murray went 3-5 with three homers and drove in seven RBI that day. In 1983, my uncle promised to take me to a bunch of games because the previous year I’d broken my leg and wasn’t able to play...
Via Brush Back Pitch
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlton Fisk home run ball from 1975 World Series up for auction

“There it goes, a long drive…if it stays fair…home run!!!” Dick Stockton calling Carlton Fisk’s 12th inning home run concluding Game 6 of the 1975 World Series. One of the most iconic baseball moments of the 1970′s if not the 20th century was Carlton Fisk’s home run in the bottom of the 12th inning to give his Boston Red Sox the Game 6 victory and send the series off...
Via Sports-Kings
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5: Denver Broncos Draft busts by Mike Shanahan

The Broncos won two Super Bowl titles with Mike Shanahan as their head coach. Denver also was one of the more consistent teams in the NFL during his tenure. But Shanahan didn’t have a lot of success without John Elway as his quarterback. The coach only won one other playoff game with a different QB and that was Jake Plummer in 2005. Shanahan also had his fair share of swings and...
Via cover32 - Broncos
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

What Would The 1986 Mets Be Making In Today’s Dollars?

Baseball-Reference.com has a pretty cool feature where you can translate a player’s salary for any particular year into current year dollars.I was curious, so I wanted to see how much the 1986 Mets would be paid in 2013 dollars. This just goes to show how much money has flowed into the game since then… not only at the top end of the spectrum, but at the current MLB minimum as...
Via Mets Merized Online
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Chanita Foster Making Moves Beyond the Game

By Theresa Villano “Called to be a server”, is the phrase that was placed in Chanita Foster’s heart as a child and has carried on to be her life long mantra. Mrs. Foster may be best known for working in sports, for her husband (George Foster, a first round draft pick by the Denver Broncos in the 2013 draft), or her notable appearance on Vh1 Football Wives. But it is clear these...
Via Bonfire Impact
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

On this day in Reds history: Cincinnati upends Pittsburgh for pennant

October 11th, 1972 - The Reds lay claim to the National League pennant with a dramatic 4-3 victory over Pittsburgh before 41,887 ecstatic fans at Riverfront Stadium. Cincinnati trailed 3-2 heading to the bottom of the ninth before Johnny Bench led off the inning with a solo homer over the right field wall to tie the game. Tony Perez and Denis Menke followed that up with back...
Via Redlegs Review
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Presser: HBO Sports Profiling DDP & Others

HBO sent out the following today… REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL PROFILES LEGENDARY WRESTLER DIAMOND DALLAS PAGE; WHEN THE EMMY®-WINNING SHOW RETURNS AUG. 20, EXCLUSIVELY ON HBO Now in its 19th season, REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL, TV’s most honored sports journalism series and the only sports program recognized with a prestigious 2012 George Foster Peabody Award, presents...
Via WZR Online
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

HBO Real Sports Spotlights Chivas USA of MLS, Kelly Slater & Bob Hewitt

Now in its 19th season, REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL, TV’s most honored sports journalism series and the only sports program recognized with a prestigious 2012 George Foster Peabody Award, presents more enterprising features and reporting when its 196th edition, available in HDTV, debuts TUESDAY, JULY 23 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Reds Opening Day and Night Schedule

Jim Day and Jeff Piecoro dressed up to the 9s for Opening Night.The Cincinnati Reds are one of the best at starting their season off right. The RHM family has always enjoyed Opening Night since the new ownership decided to make it a thing. Unfortunately, this year we’ll be missing it by being out of the country for a long overdue vacation, but if you’re in the area, you should...
Via Red Hot Mama
March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Reds unveil list of festivities for opening week in Cincinnati

The Reds have provided a list of announcements for opening week. Here are some of the scheduled festivities planned.... OPENING DAY – MONDAY, APRIL 1 – REDS VS. L.A. ANGELS, 4:10 PM  • Opening Day Block Party: The second annual Reds Community Fund Charity Block Party kicks off at 11 am on Joe Nuxhall Way and Freedom Way. Food and beverages will be available for purchase...
Via Redlegs Review
March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

An open letter to ESPN's Buster Olney

by: Dan Howard Staff Writer Dear Mr. Olney, Have you taken leave of your senses? Is your office located near a mortician and the formaldehyde fumes have clouded your thinking? Or do you have a profound hatred of the Cincinnati Reds? I make the last statement considering two of your top ten teams beat the Reds to win the World Series – 1939 Yankees and the 1970 Orioles...
Via Redlegs Review
February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Podcast: Enjoying Kid-N-Play Shenanigans As George Foster Joins The Crew

9-year NFL veteran George Foster joins the crew to talk about Kid-N-Play sack celebrations, Georgia Bulldogs football and false Falcons braggadocio. The post Podcast: Enjoying Kid-N-Play Shenanigans As George Foster Joins The Crew appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
November 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Some Vintage eBay Pickups From A Blogging Buddy, Manupatches & Mustaches.

A while back I scored a couple of nice auctions full of vintage goodness from eBay. The auctions happened to originate from our fellow blogger Eric, who runs Manupatches & Mustaches. A couple of cards in particular stood out to me when I was looking at Eric's auctions, and I was fortunate enough to take most if not all of them down (my memory is somewhat hazy as all of this...
Via Plaschke, Thy Sweater Is Argyle
October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

NFL News: Indianapolis Colts roster moves to reach 53-man limit

The Indianapolis Colts made a string of moves on Friday in order to reach the NFL league requirement to have rosters set at the 53-man limit by 9 p.m. Indianapolis removed OT George Foster from the injured reserve list and added WR Jabin Sambrano and CB Korey Lindsey to the IR list. The Colts also placed several players on the waived/injured list. RB Deji Karim, DE James Aiono, OLB...
Via thepigskinreport.com
September 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts Place Players on Injured Reserve/PUP Lists to Get Roster to 75

The Indianapolis Colts finished their roster moves Monday to get down the league mandated limit of 75 players. The team placed Griff Whalen, George Foster and Brandon McKinney on the reserved injured list. Under new NFL rules, these players could possibly return later in the year if their health permits. Rookies Justin Anderson and Josh Chapman were placed on the reserve physically...
Via MyTeamRivals.com
August 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts Place Players on Injured Reserve/PUP Lists to Get Roster to 75

The Indianapolis Colts finished their roster moves Monday to get down the league mandated limit of 75 players. The team placed Griff Whalen, George Foster and Brandon McKinney on the reserved injured list. Under new NFL rules, these players could possibly return later in the year if their health permits.  Rookies Justin Anderson and Josh Chapman were placed on the reserve physically...
Via 60 Max Power O
August 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Players We Watched: RB Mewelde Moore

During the 2012 preseason there will be certain players that we'll go back and specifically watch for during the games, trying to get a feel for who will help this team in 2012, and who needs to go home. Prior to the first preseason game against St. Louis, I shared eight players that I would be watching during the game, all eight of which will be reviewed extensively on Colts...
Via The Colts Authority
August 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Players We Watched: CB Korey Lindsey

During the 2012 preseason there will be certain players that we'll go back and specifically watch for during the games, trying to get a feel for who will help this team in 2012, and who needs to go home. Prior to the first preseason game against St. Louis, I shared eight players that I would be watching during the game, all eight of which will be reviewed extensively on Colts...
Via The Colts Authority
August 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Players We Watched: OT George Foster

During the 2012 preseason there will be certain players that we’ll go back and specifically watch for during the games, trying to get a feel for who will help this team in 2012, and who needs to go home. Prior to the first preseason game against St. Louis, I shared eight players that I would be watching during the game, all eight of which will be reviewed extensively on Colts Authority...
Via MyTeamRivals.com
August 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Players We Watched: OT George Foster

During the 2012 preseason there will be certain players that we'll go back and specifically watch for during the games, trying to get a feel for who will help this team in 2012, and who needs to go home. Prior to the first preseason game against St. Louis, I shared eight players that I would be watching during the game, all eight of which will be reviewed extensively on Colts...
Via The Colts Authority
August 14, 2012  |  Discuss

8 Non-Starting Players To Watch During Sunday's Game Against the Rams

Everybody is under a microscope in the NFL. Every player gets evaluated before, after, and during games, as well as before, after, and during the season. During the preseason however, this evaluation is going to determine the future of hundreds of players across the league, and the room for error is extremely small. For the Colts, there are probably 25-35 guys who are pretty locked...
Via The Colts Authority
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

This Date In Mets History: Mets Release George Foster

On August 8th in 1985, George Foster had a big day for the Mets with three RBI in a 14-7 victory at Montreal. It was one of his few, if not his last. Even with his performance, Foster was overshadowed as Keith Hernandez, Gary Carter and Wally Backman also drove in three runs apiece. After several monster years with Cincinnati, including hitting 52 and 40 homers in consecutive seasons...
Via Mets Merized Online
August 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Thoughts as Colts Release First Depth Chart

In case you're unaware, the Colts released their first unofficial depth chart for the 2012 season, the one that will be in place for the first preseason game against the St. Louis Rams on Sunday, August 12th.  The depth chart IS unofficial, and is not yet completed on the team's website. The team did however, release pictures of the base depth charts on Instagram, and tweeted...
Via The Colts Authority
August 07, 2012  |  Discuss

All-Star Game memories - The Reds' five MVPs

When Dave Bristol managed the Cincinnati Reds in the late 1960s, he said over and over and over again, If there is a way to win a ballgame, Tony Perez will find it.Perez proved it to the baseball world in the 1967 All-Star game in Anaheim, Calif., one of the classics.The game went 15 innings and was all about pitching. In all, there were 12 pitchers used and all 12 recorded at least...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 04, 2012  |  Discuss

List of events and activities for Reds Hall of Fame induction weekend

Your browser does not support iframes. From the Reds: The Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame & Museum has an exciting weekend planned to celebrate the Reds Hall of Fame Class of 2012: Sean Casey, Dan Driessen and the late John Reilly. Fans can attend meet and greets with new inductees and returning Hall of Famers and alumni on Friday and Saturday at the museum. All meet...
Via Redlegs Review
June 21, 2012  |  Discuss
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