A Retrospective on the 2001 Cincinnati Reds Season

Cincinnati Reds 2001

Not much went right for the 2001 Cincinnati Reds, who finished fifth in the NL Central at 66-96. However, a roster that consisted of Ken Griffey Jr. and Deion Sanders is historically notable for sports fans. Baseball purists can also appreciate other roster members like Sean Casey, Pokey Reese, Barry Larkin, Aaron Boone, Alex Ochoa, and … Read more

Top 10 New York Mets Shortstops (SS)

List Cover for 10 Best Mets Shortstops

Ranking the best Mets shortstops in history is no easy task. After all, there have been some great players to come through Flushing, Queens. Not everyone will agree with the list since New York Mets fans are passionate. 1) Jose Reyes Jose Reyes ranks 5th in all-time WAR for the New York Mets franchise, easily … Read more

Top 10 MLB Shortstops (SS) in 1998

Best MLB Shortstops 1998

Who were the best MLB Shortstops during the 1998 Season? Circa 98 examines: 1) Alex Rodriguez A-Rod was predictably outstanding in 1998, finishing 9th in MVP voting and making his 3rd consecutive All-Star game. Seattle’s starting SS hit .310 with 42 HRs, 124 RBIs, and 46 SBs while playing tremendous defense at the most premium … Read more

Looking Back At Jermaine Allensworth’s MLB Career

Jermaine Allensworth

Once considered one of baseball’s top prospects, the former first-round draft pick Jermaine Allensworth played four seasons of MLB baseball before attempting a minor league comeback in 2000 and then entering the Independent ranks in 2004. Despite a relatively short professional career, Allensworth was cemented into 90’s pop culture when Tracy Morgan portrayed him on … Read more

Top 10 MLB Center Fielders (CF) in 1998

Best MLB Center Fielders 1998

Who were the top 10 MLB center fielders during the 1998 Season? Circa 98 examines: 1) Ken Griffey Jr. Many will consider this a controversial pick because Jr. clearly declined defensively in 1998. However, when you hit 56 home runs with 146 RBI’s and 20 SB’s, you are going to get the benefit of the … Read more