Redsfest 2010: Lee May

After getting scribbles from Oester and Power, Joshua and I decided to take advantage of our Hall of Fame Membership and mingle with former Reds stars in a less crowded environment. We were reminded as we entered the lounge (what Joshua called the “VIP section”) that while photographs were welcome, we were not allowed to ask for autographs back there.

We only took photos with two players, Lee May and another which will be posted tomorrow. There were several others hanging out, though–Tommy Helms, Jim Maloney, and Jerry Lynch among them.

May was a better than average player, but is probably most remembered for being used as tradebait in 1971 to lure Joe Morgan, Jack Billingham, and Cesar Geronimo away from Houston. Talk about a lopsided deal!

About JT

Christian. Husband. Dad. 911 dispatcher. Baseball fan. Horror nut. Music nerd. Bookworm. Time Magazine's 2006 Person of the Year.

Posted on December 13, 2010, in baseball and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Awesome – a downside of moving to Jersey – I couldn’t attend RedsFest 😦

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