Originally Posted by tomnuetten
as a german you have no connection to baseball at all
but a brother of my grandfather immigrated to the us (during world war 2) and lived in cincinnati... he even had a big bar who sold more beer in the city than crosley field and the bengals stadium...
my mother kept contact with our us family and so I decided to visit my (grand) cousins who I never saw before... I watched football and baseball and fell in love with the reds... now I stay awake at night (due to the 6 hour time difference) and watch the reds play (win
hope I can visit my family (and watch a reds game) soon...
Do you know the name of the bar, by chance?
If your great uncle owned a large bar in Cincinnati, he very likely would have known my great grandfather, who owned a couple as well.
As for my story, I may be out of town, but I just consider myself to be waaay out on the west side. Grew up in Delhi, Price Hill.