Who Knows? Hal Knows!….The latest batch of “Q” and “A” for the hall of famer…good stuff…on Johnny Cueto’s injury, Tracy Jones’ legacy, Mariano Rivera and a possible encore in ’14, and, would you trade Aroldis Chapman, for anyone? Read more in the latest Press Pros inside feature.
The “latest” questions from the “greatest” readers around…those who enjoy putting hall of famer Hal McCoy’s feet to the fire: On top ballparks in the major leagues…Who is the rightful home run king?…Why the Reds don’t bunt?…And the feud between Homer Bailey and WLW radio. Be edified and amused…by today’s Press Pros inside feature.
The Players’ Choice…A five-tool player and one of the best players in baseball at the time of his trade, Shin-Soo Choo now has the respect of the best players in the Reds’ clubhouse. Read more from Hal McCoy on the impressive transition of Shin-Soo Choo with the Reds, on and off the field, in today’s Press Pros inside feature.
Hal: “Q” And “A”…On Nuxhall, Chris Sabo and Bo Diaz, Jonathan Broxton’s Waistline, And…The Pain Of Being A Browns Fan
Great lyric from the Beatles hit Eleanor Rigby: Where do they all come from? We mean your questions (including those concerning former Red Chris Sabo, left) for hall of famer Hal McCoy, of course, and answers straight from the institution (Hall of Fame, that is). Read it all…in today’s Press Pros inside feature.
Journey Worth The Wait…The high school phenom was once well-known for his disdain for writers and for being his own man when he came to the major leagues. The “odyssey” about Reds starter Homer Bailey? The journey his personality has taken along with his status as one of the league’s top young pitchers. One of hall-of-famer Hal McCoy’s best…in today’s Press Pros inside feature.
A year ago a lot of people were considering the Reds’ shortstop as the leader at the quarter pole…for Rookie Of The Year! Now, in this reprint of a Hal McCoy column on Zach Cozart, you get an idea of the continual struggles and adjustments necessary to turn potential into production. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.
Your Surprise League Leader…With his contract up at the end of the year, the question for the Reds and Reds fans is…how much longer can Brandon Arroyo (who leads the National League in wins over the past seven seasons) pitch and pitch effectively. And how do you question a guy who squat lifted 250 pounds when he was eight years old? A classic from Hal McCoy, in today’s Press Pros inside feature.
State Tournament Baseball On Press Pros…Follow the state baseball tournament on air and online, beginning Thursday, on Press Pros Magazine.com
The latest inquiries from those who love good baseball stories, cozy garages, and cigar smoke (and in that order). Settle back and read…about tattoos, tall tales from guys named “Birdie”, members of the Big Red Machine in a soup line, and is Phillips or Morgan the best second baseman? Something better than the latest White House new release!