Re: Five Least Favorite Reds Of All Time
Once Alex dropped a couple of fly balls one afternoon. After the game Bristol took his glove (which was a ragged old floopy piece of crap) and tossed in the trash.
"You'll never use this piece of crap ion a game I manage again" said Bristol.
The next day Alex took the field in a brand new glove that he bought the night before, except he didn't try to work the thing in at all, Instead he ripped the price tag off and wore it out, stiff as a board.
Nuxhall (who told the story at SABR) said that everytime the ball was hit to Alex it sounded like someone was slapping a board against a wall as the ball it the stiff leather glove.