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09-03-2011, 10:09 AM

Bobby Livingston (29) -Has been the property of eight different ML organizations; currently in the Mexican League, still chasing the dream.

Steve Boros (74) -Manned 3B for the '64 Reds.


Chad Fox (41) -Former Reds draft pick; never pitched for Reds but had a pretty good career.

Luis Gonzales (44) - The best position player in Diamondback history?

Eddie Stanky- Raised peskiness to an art form.

09-03-2012, 09:01 AM
Like Sean Casey, Ed Konetchy was a first baseman without great power, but with a good line-drive bat and a cheerful disposition that made him popular with teammates and opponents alike. On the other hand, I don't remember Sean ever stealing home twice in one game, which Ed did. Ed has a few other milestones: he hit in 10 consecutive ABs, and he leld the record for most games played as a Cardinal until Rogers Hornsby broke it. He also has the most career triples of any eligible player not in the HOF.

Also, I missed a couple of early 20th-century Reds: Art Fromme and Mike Kahoe. I don't have any anecdotage about them...