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2015 Reds, 1990 Score style: Nasty Boys (Highlights #1)

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Rob Dibble, Randy Myers, and Norm Charlton—the Nasty Boys of the 1990 World Championship Cincinnati Reds—were on hand to throw out ceremonial first pitches on Opening Day in Cincinnati.

Fun Cards: 2013 Topps “Nasty Boys”

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There is a lot of hoopla surrounding the duo of Jonathan Broxton and Aroldis Chapman in the Reds’ bullpen, but they are not as exciting as the 1990 “Nasty Boys” bullpen featuring Norm Charlton, Rob Dibble, and Randy Myers. When the Reds traded John Franco in December ’89, I thought all was lost. But Myers’ personality was a better fit for the Cincinnati bullpen, and Lou Piniella was able to get the best out of his famous trio as the Reds went wire-to-wire and swept the Oakland A’s in the 1990 World Series.

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