The Wire-to-Wire Reds: Sweet Lou, Nasty Boys, and the Wild Run to a World Championship

The Wire-to-Wire Reds: Sweet Lou, Nasty Boys, and the Wild Run to a World Championship

by John Erardi (Author), Joel Luckhaupt (Author)
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They were a one-year wonder, but what a year. The 1990 Cincinnati Reds stunned the baseball world by winning the National League pennant and then sweeping the heavily favored Oakland A’s in the World Series. The Reds held first place from game one through the end of the world championships — becoming one of only three wire-to-wire champions in major league history. Surprisingly, the story of this colorful team has never been told before in a book. In conjunction with the 20th anniversary of this historic achievement, The Wire-to-Wire Reds brings back the memories with original interviews, more than one hundred photos, and riveting storytelling by award-winning Cincinnati Enquirer columnist John Erardi and blog-master Joel Luckhaupt. With a foreword by Hall of Fame Reds announcer Marty Brennaman, The Wire-to-Wire Reds is the ultimate keepsake for fans throughout Reds Country.

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Contributor
Marty Brennaman (Introduction author)
Publication date
September 29, 2010
Publisher
Page count
200
ISBN
9781578604661
Paper ISBN
9781578604654