BIG THANKS for your speedy responses.
Originally Posted by Captain13
1. You can find all those answers by looking up the old boxscore on baseball-reference.com. I'm at work and can't access the site from here.
2. In a 2-1 game victory is not assured until the final out is recorded.
3. Any fan (Ohioan) worth anything listened to the game on WLW, and Marty and Joe called the game for The Big One.
1.) Marty instead of his traditional "and this one belongs to the Reds" went instead with and the 1990 World Championship belongs to the Reds" when Todd Benzinger cought a foul pop up.
The great run and WS helped Cincy heal from the Pete banishment, I don't remember it being brought up a lot during the series. He wouldn't have been eligible for the Hall yet.
2.) The bigger stories were the "wire-to-wire" Reds still being underdogs to the mighty A's, and the A's going to thier third consecutive WS.
Hope some of this helps.
Captain - It all helps!
I looked at a box score site before I came here, but it didn't have the details your provided. The time, etc. PERFECT.
The details (1&2
) are EXACTLY what I am looking for.
As for the Pete Rose situation.
I suppose I was thinking about the sad irony of having the team achieve such great successs (with talent Rose likely cultivated) while he sat in jail for 5 months. As if he
held them back.
Originally Posted by texasdave
Game four of the series information. Michael Bolton sang the national anthem.
Texas Dave - Very Cool!!
My character takes a few potshots at goldilocks earlier in the book. That he sings the Anthem during game 4 is just the right dash of salt in her wounds. Thanks!!
Originally Posted by LeDoux
I had successfully forgotten about this. You have brought contamination into my memories!
Originally Posted by Old Righthander
Yes -- some things are best forgotten, ugh
LeDoux & ORH - Sorry
for the bad acid-washed trip down memory lane! Mullets for everyone!
You guys are GREAT!