Happy Reds birthday, Norm Charlton!


January 6, 1963

Nasty Boy Norm Charlton was a versatile pitcher for the Reds in the late 1980s and early 1990s. In his rookie season, he started all ten games he appeared in; the following season he started none but finished 27 of 69. During the Reds World Championship season of 1990, he played a dual role, starting 16 of 56 games.

Cincinnati fans loved this guy’s tenacity, which was on full display on June 24, 1990:

I wonder if Mike Scioscia sends him a birthday card?

About JT

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

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