Originally Posted by MartyFan
Yes, us old timers will have to put to rest our intense hatred...rivalries were not the same back then as they are now...even though I hated the dodgers with every fiber of my being, I was always excited to see their players in reserve roles on the A.S. team.
Steve Garvey had a huge fan following in the region during that time as did Yeager and even Ron Cey.
Finally, I think if Reds Fans can allow Lou Pinella into our hearts, Dusty Baker has a shot as well.
I hated the Dodgers. (still do) I never met a Reds Fan who even liked Garvey,Yeager or Ron Cey.