"Since I've been with the Reds in 1989, we've never had a farm system this loaded," Bowden said. "If we were the New York Yankees and had unlimited dollars, we could have traded for Colon, (Jeff) Weaver, Rolen, (Cliff) Floyd, (Kenny) Rogers and Finley and gotten them all -- and still held onto our top five prospects. That's an amazing statement."
"A person is smart. People are dumb, panicky, dangerous animals and you know it."
BTW I really enjoy threads like these. Obscure but interesting facts about average to not so average players have always interested me.
It would be cool if you or someone did something like this every week or so. Kinda like the birthday threads or the daily lineup threads from years past but maybe not so often.
"Boys, I'm one of those umpires that misses 'em every once in a while so if it's close, you'd better hit it." Cal Hubbard
My dad and I were at a game at Riverfront when we saw one of the rarest of sites: A Bo Diaz triple!
...the 2-2 to Woodsen and here it comes...and it is swung on and missed! And Tom Browning has pitched a perfect game! Twenty-seven outs in a row, and he is being mobbed by his teammates, just to the thirdbase side of the mound.