Originally Posted by RFS62
Gary Nolan and Johnny Bench. Has there ever been a more promising young battery in Reds history as when those two came up?
I can't think of one, though perhaps this one wasn't too shabby. Reds' Opening Day 1961 - 20 year-old pitcher Jim Maloney and 22 year-old catcher Johnny Edwards were on the roster.
Edwards was an All-Star by 1963. Maloney went 23-7 in 1963 at the age of 23.