Archive for the Cincinnati Reds Category
LOUIS VICTOR ‘SWEET LOU’ PINIELLA OF TAMPA, YOUR DAILY REDLEG: On opening night of the 2013 MLB Playoffs, a shout-out to the magnificent 1990 World Series Champion Cincinnati Reds and their inexorable leader. Voted National League Manager Most Likely To Tackle Rob Dibble (VIDEO).Posted in Cincinnati Reds with tags 1977 World Series Champion, 1978 World Series Champion, 1990 World Series Champion, Cincinnati Reds Manager 1990 World Series Champs, Louis Victor Sweet Lou Piniella, New York Yankees, Rob Dibble, Your Daily Redleg on 09/30/2013 by @CincinnatiPR
1969 American League Rookie of the Year. 1972 All-Star. Most Likely Manager To Tackle Reliever Rob Dibble (VIDEO …. “If that camera’s on, I’ll f***ing break it“) in the Locker Room. World Series Champ 1977, 1978 with the New York Yankees; 1990 World Series Champ with your Cincinnati Redlegs.
Edison Rosanda “Eddie” Armbrister from The Bahamas, a man of impeccable timidity, and Your Daily RedlegPosted in Cincinnati Reds with tags Cincinnati Reds, Eddie Armbrister, Your Daily Redleg on 09/28/2013 by @CincinnatiPR
10th Inning, Game Three, 1975 World Series. Enter Edison Rosanda “Eddie” Armbrister from Nassau, Bahamas, a light-hitting, light-running, lightly-regarded pinch-hitter whose impeccable timidity helped your Cincinnati Redlegs to the 1975 World Series Championship.
Eddie came to your Redlegs in the blockbuster 1971 trade that sent Lee May, Tommy Helms and Jimmy Stewart to the Houston Astros for Joe Morgan, Cesar Geronimo, Denis Menke and Jack Billingham.
Your Daily Redleg: Gary Lynn Nolan, two-time World Series Champ with the 1975 and 1976 World Champion Cincinnati Reds, enjoyed stellar 10-year career. Breaking into the majors at 18, Northern Cali native/fireballing righthander also pitched in the 1970, 1972 World Series. Perhaps the only Daily Redleg named ‘Lynn.’Posted in Cincinnati Reds with tags 1972 National League All-Star, Cincinnati Reds 1967-1977, Gary Lynn Nolan, National League Pennant 1970 1972, Topps 1975 Gary Lynn Nolan, World Series Champ 1975 1976, Your Daily Redleg on 09/27/2013 by @CincinnatiPR
Gary Lynn Nolan was a fireballing right-hander from Northern California just 18 when he won his first game for the Redlegs, a 7-3 W over the Houston Astros on April 15, 1967. Nolan wound up finishing third in 1967 NL Rookie of the Year voting on the strength of a 14-8 record with 206 Ks, 62 BBs and a scorching 2.58 ERA, eventually won by Tom Seaver. He enjoyed a stellar 10-year career with your Cincinnati Redlegs.
A fan favorite who pitched in both the 1970 and 1972 World Series against the Baltimore Orioles and Oakland Athletics, Nolan battled back from injuries to also pitch in both the 1975 and 1976 Cincinnati Reds World Series Championships over the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees.
In the ’76 Series, Nolan closed out the Redlegs‘ four-game sweep of the Yankees with a W.
1967 (Rookie Year): 14-8 with 206 strikeouts, 62 walks and a 2.58 ERA.
1970: 18-7 with 181 strikeouts, 96 walks and a 3.26 ERA.
1972: 15-5 with 90 Ks, 30 walks and a 1.99 ERA.
1975: 15-9 with 74 Ks, 29 walks and a 3.16 ERA.
1976: 15-9 113 Ks, 27 walks and a 3.46 ERA.
Inducted into the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame in 1983, Gary Lynn Nolan finished 110-70 with 1,039 Ks, 45 complete games, 14 shutouts and a 3.08 ERA.
Introducing Your Daily Redleg, Bobby Tolan, Cincinnati Reds 1969-1973: Slugger, Speedster, Champion Base Stealer, Centerfielder for the 1970 and 1972 Cincinnati Reds World Series TeamsPosted in Cincinnati Reds with tags 1967 World Series Champion (St. Louis Cardinals), 1970 World Series, 1972 World Series, Bobby Tolan, Cincinnati Reds, Your Daily Redleg on 09/26/2013 by @CincinnatiPR
Only one man beat Lou Brock as Stolen Bases King in the National League. The year was 1970. Come along and ride on a Redstastic Voyage, won’t you?
Bobby Tolan, CF for your Cincinnati Reds, 1969-1973.
World Series Champion, 1967 (St. Louis Cardinals).
During the season preceding the 1970 World Series between your Cincinnati Reds and the Baltimore Orioles, Bobby Tolan had his best year ever, hitting .316 with 80 RBIs and 6 HRs – and 57 stolen bases.