Daily Archives: September 22, 2006

September 22, 2006

In a Perfect World

Just think: if all games were only five innings long, the bullpen wouldn't have a chance to blow the lead!

Admittedly, the Reds would be shut out more often than not. Baby steps.

September 22, 2006

More with the Press Releases

Did you know that tonight is Hispanic Heritage Night at Great American Ball Part?

The first 10,000 fans attending Friday's 7:10 p.m. game against the Chicago Cubs will receive a magnetic baseball card presented by Chiquita. The cards feature Reds players Juan Castro, Edwin Encarnacion and Javier Valentin and their home countries' flags.

Oh man! I'm going to miss it! You think if they're rained out tonight they'll save the magnets for tomorrow?

Speaking of tomorrow…did you know that it's Crosley Day? And the first 20,000 of you who join the bloggers will be treated to a 12-page excerpt from the new book Crosley: Two Brothers and a Business Empire that Transformed the Nation. Sounds like fun reading for the whole family!

Plus, there's going to be Crosley automobiles by the front gate, heirs throwing out ceremonial first pitches, and Crosley Field-related activities ion the Reds Hall of Fame.

One of these days, Blogger Day is going to be an official Reds-sponsored event. When that happens, you'll be treated to me singing the anthem, JD throwing out the first pitch, and Daedalus handing out Voodoo Alberts to the first 40,000 fans in attendance.

September 22, 2006

Tentative 2007 Schedule

I guess everyone's ready to look ahead to next year. The tentative 2007 Reds schedule came out today.

It's déjà vu all over again as our boys open the season on April 2 versus the Cubs. They upgraded from one weekend series against the Cards to two, one at home June 29-July 1 and one in The Lou August 31-September 2. So maybe Bellyscratcher can come out for a visit next season.

According to the press release:

Tickets for regular-season games will go on sale at a date to be announced. In mid-October, holiday gift certificates will be available at The Reds Team Shop by Majestic, located adjacent to Crosley Terrace at Great American Ball Park, online at reds.com or by calling (513) 765-7400.

September 22, 2006

New Reds Uniform Graphics

Everything Old is New AgainI'm not 100% sure what this page of new graphics is about. The Crack Technical staff sent me a link about it from RedsZone, but I can't log in from work. Hopefully you can log in from wherever you are and check it out.

It looks like the the Reds are redesigning their uniform graphics. It's all old-timey in keeping with their “power of tradition” theme. I like it: maybe next they'll make Dunn pull up his socks.