Re: This Date In Reds History (10/10/08): Past Lineups -- 1973 NLCS
This was a very disappointing loss. The Reds were big favorites in this series. The Reds were the hot team. Coming from way behind in the West to win it. The Mets limped into the playoffs only winning 82 games. I can remember racing home from school to watch this game. By the time I got home the Reds were already behind and things were looking bad. After eating dinner my dad said this game was over and he needed to take me to town to get a haircut. He said I could take my transistor radio and listen to the rest of it at the barbershop. So I took it with me and sat in the local babershop and listened to the final outs. This was also the last broadcast for Al Michaels as a Reds PBP announcer. He left for the San Francisco Giants PBP job during the winter. A little known announcer named Marty Brennaman would take over the Reds PBP job and the rest is history.
Thanks again Big Klu! Looking forward to another season next year. April 2 seems very far away doesn't it?
Reds Fan Since 1971