Ever since I can remember I’ve always been a huge Cincinnati Reds fan. I can even remember the Big Red Machine days, back in the 1990’s. I was only 3 years old at the time but still can remember watching the games with my family. Going to the ball park and seeing all the great reds players from the past was a time ill never forget. It was like Christmas every time I went to a game.
I’ve kept up with the reds in all of their highs and lows. The first thing I do when I get on the computer each day is check the reds schedule and stats. Some would probably say that I need to get a life but what I can say I love my team. Every year I cant wait for draft day to see who our top new prospect will be and when we get trades that will help us out.
The one thing that I cant stand that happened to the reds organization, is how Pete Rose cant get into the hall of fame. I understand that he gambled on games and that is against the rules for Major League Baseball but, after all his accomplishments how can they not let him in. He was my idol when I was growing up playing baseball, he always hustled on and off the field and played every play and at bat like it was his last. The thing that is really wrong is that Barry Bonds will get in the Hall of Fame probably the first time he’s eligible. Barry Bonds is going to break the all time home run record but, he was caught cheating by using steroids. Now I don’t see how you let someone in that cheats for them to perform better than some one who gambles when they’re just coaching and not playing.