The Aaron Boone Award:
savafan - Swings at every topic under the sun, and connects on occasion, too.
The Barry Larkin Award:
red-in-la – He pulls the “C” off his uniform from time to time, but he’s a Reds fan through and through.
The Bernie Stowe Award:
RFS62 – Wisdom can have a profound effect on those whippersnappers willing to absorb it. Thanks for sharing yours. And no, I’m not about to hand you the keys to a Mercedes.
The Bob Boone Award:
Krusty – He’ll try anything, when it comes to trades. And that’s meant as a compliment.
The Bob Howsom Award:
princeton – I have no doubt you would make an outstanding general manager, and actually crossed my fingers that your name was in the running when we recently had an opening.
The Chris Sabo Award:
Ravenlord – Formerly the Rookie of the Year Award. Your posts are prolific without being gratuitous. But where are the goggles?
The Dmitri Young Award:
gm – Switch-hitter? Outfielder? Infielder? gm seems to know a bit about everything. That opens him up to occasional jabs to the soft underbelly, but he’s part of every meaningful discussion.
The Eric Davis Award:
Red Storm – A Comeback Player of the Year who left for a while, but whose presence always generates excitement.
The Francis Dale Award:
REDREAD – Named for the owner who paid for the construction of the Big Red Machine. No one wants the Reds to build a winner more than REDREAD does. Call him negative if you want, but every word he’s written is true.
The John Allen Award:
JaxRed – The official keeper of the numbers, but a bit rough in front of the microphone.
Your site and you insights are invaluable.
The Jose Rijo Award:
M2 – Among the very best ever, when he opens his mouth you had better pay attention.
The Marty Brennamen Award:
Chip R – Formerly the Best Moderator Award, this one goes to the person most likely to point a finger at posters who aren’t playing right.
The Nuxhall Award:
CougarQuest – The ying to Marty’s yang. 15fan was a strong candidate, but I had to throw the tie to the cop. (Karma points and all.)
The Pete Harnisch Award:
Johnny Footstool – Think naked jumping jacks and Dawn Patrol call-ins. My only gripe is that The Spitter should be a daily. Others getting serious consideration: Chip R, 15fan.
The Pete Rose Award:
guernsey – RedsZone’s Post Count King, and I can’t remember a single one that was frivolous or unwelcome.
The Ray Knight Award:
Raisor – Hey, cut me some slack; Ray’s defensive charts are the closest nod this organization gives to statistical analysis.
They’ve even helped on occasion, too.
(SteelSD and cincinnati chili also deserve this award.)
The Rick Stowe Award:
westofyou – Gives people the tools they need, from raw stats to analysis to insight.
The Rosie Reds Award:
TB, TC, Kitty, creek, and letsgojunior – Yes, I know it’s a bit of a cop-out to lump the women together, but I’ve got a theme going here, and I suspect none of you wants to win The Marge Schott Award.
The are others I want to recognize, like Biitner, MWM, remdog, FCB, Santo, Steve4192, MikeS21, ramp, Roy, and on and on and on. Everyone here adds something to RedsZone. I look forward to sharing another year with all of you.