Cincinnati Reds

The Hall of Fame case for Tony Mullane

If nickname quality was the most important criteria for election to the Baseball Hall of Fame, Tony Mullane would have been inducted decades ago. He

The Hall of Fame Case for Bucky Walters

This is the sixth in a ten-part series looking at the Baseball Hall of Fame’s Pre-Integration Era Ballot. When factoring pitching, fielding, hitting, and baserunning,

Sparky Anderson was a man of hyperbole and principle

When the Cincinnati Reds named 36-year old George Anderson as their manager during the 1969-1970 off-season, newspapers in the city asked “Sparky Who?” Within a few years, he was one of the few men in sports who was known by one name.

Only World Series champions without Hall of Famers

From 1903-1989, every World Series winning team except two have boasted at least one future Hall of Famer on their roster. In most of the cases, the winning team has had more than one player who have gone on to be immortalized in Cooperstown.