Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame Highlights: Memorable Moments in Team History as Heard on the Reds Radio Network

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Clerisy Press, Apr 3, 2007 - Sports & Recreation - 256 pages
As part of every Reds game broadcast on the Reds Radio Network, Greg Rhodes, noted baseball historian and director of the Reds Hall of Fame and Museum, presents a brief, colorful account of a memorable moment in the history of America's longest-running baseball team. These pieces have become a favorite feature for Reds fans, who love to celebrate the Big Red Machine’s long and storied history and traditions. This collection brings together every single one of Rhodes' pieces in a single book for both Reds fans and baseball aficionados. Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame Highlights chronicles more than 130 years of history and five world series championships and includes over 300 short accounts of the team’s greatest, saddest, wildest, and weirdest players and moments. Packed with over 100 photos furnished by the Reds and their museum, the book pays tribute to a team that remains one of America's favorites.

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Host of the Reds Hall of Fame Highlight Moments — heard prior to every Reds game on the Reds Radio Network pregame show — Greg Rhodes is also the executive director of the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum (the only person to hold this position since the Hall opened in 2004) and the team historian.

Greg has co-authored six books on the Cincinnati Reds, including Redleg Journal and Reds in Black and White, both winners of the The Sporting News-SABR Baseball Research Award. His other Reds books include The First Boys of Summer, Crosley Field, Big Red Dynasty and Opening Day. Rhodes worked for the Cincinnati Historical Society from 1987-'92, helping plan the creation of the new history museum at the Museum Center, and has served as chairman of the local chapter of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR).

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