The Reds I grew up with

A fiercely aggressive Eric Davis

I love how the whole team joined in. I saw Ron Oester, Pete Rose, John Denny, John Franco, Tom Browning, Dave Parker, and more for the Reds. I think that was Eddie Milner at the plate when the whole thing went down. Lots of recognizable Mets too…Gary Carter had a nice takedown of Davis, Keith Hernandez, Kevin Mitchell, and of course the guy who instigated it all, Ray Knight.

Then there is the hot-headed Pete Rose

Take that, Pallone.

A hard-nosed Norm Charlton

I’d like to find a YouTube video of Paul O’Neill‘s kick to first base, and anything Mario Soto. Watch these videos quick because you know MLB will make YouTube remove them as soon as they are aware they’re out there.

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About JT

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

Posted on May 24, 2011, in baseball and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Barring the injuries Eric had during his playing career he would have been a real force with his raw talents. He had some crazy statistical years and most people don’t realize he would have been the first 40/40 player if he didn’t get injured.

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