Re: Best at bat you've ever seen....
Originally Posted by RedsBaron
I have always regarded Tony Perez's HR off Bill Lee as being the key at bat of that game. When Joe hit his 9th inning single the game was tied but the Reds, with a deeper bullpen, seemed to have the advantage. Until The Big Dog hit his 2 run bomb over the Green Monster (I think the ball landed in New Hampshire), the Reds had appeared dead in the water, down 3-0.
Completly agree. I'd argue that it is the single biggest hit in Cincinnati Reds history (and it's my avatar).
"All I can tell them is pick a good one and sock it." --BABE RUTH
Having better players makes "the right time" or "the big hit" happen a lot more often. PLUS PLUS