August 18, 1980 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Waite Hoyt, Hall of Fame pitcher, upon learning that a limited-edition bronze sculpture of Cincinnati Red Catcher Johnny Bench was priced at $975: "In our day you could have gotten a live catcher and his family for...
July 21, 1980 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
UPPERS IN BASEBALL: A DOWNER FOR THE NATIONAL PASTIME
April 07, 1980 | Ron Fimrite
This may well be baseball's best-balanced division, which is to say it may well be the weakest. On every team a strength is countered by a flaw, so that a uniform mediocrity is achieved, the top club being scarcely...
September 03, 1979 | E.M. Swift
March 26, 1979 | William Nack
Cincinnati is regrouping under its new maestro, John McNamara, but it is problematical if his aging band will march to the divisional title