Originally Posted by mdccclxix
In general, I think this town could do better to refocus their perception of the Reds from one of former royalty, oldest franchise, etc, to current real underdog. Without the payroll of NY, LA, Chicago teams, they've accomplished a lot. The underdog angle hasn't been used at all by the media or the Reds, but they really are one at this point. And they'll always be one as far as I can see. So, I guess that puts me on the side of being excited to just get the call to go the playoffs, then see what happens.
Yes the town needs to realign their hope with the fact that they are an underdog, that they are a small market team in a big market showcase (playoffs)
They also need to quit saying their the oldest franchise and start saying 1st professional team.