BETTER OFF RED T-SHIRT GIVEAWAY

The Reds are idle today, but that doesn’t mean we can’t give away a couple of brand new Better Off Red shirts, right?

One shirt will be given away here on the blog, the other on Twitter.

*Please note, each comment on the blog gets filtered through my email before it gets approved to appear on the blog.  I reserve the right to “disapprove” comments for publication.  I will choose one lucky/random winner and notify that person via email.

*As for Twitter, I will choose one lucky/random @Jamieblog follower who participates.  Participants must include “@Reds” and the hashtag #Whiff in their answer.

*Winners will be announced Friday (tomorrow).

For the blog:  In the comments section of this post, answer the following questions:

  1. Which Reds player, past or present, would make the best action-movie star in Hollywood?
  2. Which Reds player, past or present, would make the best quarterback in the NFL?
  3. Which Reds player, past or present, would make the best US President?
  4. Which Reds player, past or present, would make the best news anchor?
  5. Which Reds player, past or present would make the best chef?

For Twitter: Tell me which Reds game in franchise history that you would like to go back in time to watch live, in-person.  Don’t forget to include the following in your tweet:  @Reds and #Whiff.  

Good luck!!

Here’s Reds media relations intern Zach Weber modeling one of the new, 4th edition BOR shirts…

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29 Comments

Which Reds player, past or present, would make the best action-movie star in Hollywood? Joey Jay
Which Reds player, past or present, would make the best quarterback in the NFL? Bid McPhee
Which Reds player, past or present, would make the best US President? George Wright
Which Reds player, past or present, would make the best news anchor? King Kelly
Which Reds player, past or present would make the best chef? Kevin Mitchell

1. Which Reds player, past or present, would make the best action-movie star in Hollywood? Joey Votto
2. Which Reds player, past or present, would make the best quarterback in the NFL? Mat Latos
3. Which Reds player, past or present, would make the best US President?
Brandon Phillips
4. Which Reds player, past or present, would make the best news anchor?
Todd Frazier
5. Which Reds player, past or present would make the best chef?
Sam LeCure

Action Star-Glen Bragg (STUD…nuf’ said)
Quarterback- Barry Larkin (All-Around Athlete)
President- Chris Sabo (A man for the people)
News Anchor- Todd Frazier (gotta go with the Jersey accent)
Chef- Jeff Brantley (dude has a true passion for food)

1. Brandon Phillips (he’d be like Omar Epps playing Willie Mays Hayes in Major League II)
2. Mat Latos – strong arm and right attitude
3. George Foster – his side burns look like they would fit back in the day
4. Joey Votto – very rarely shows emotion. Could read any story with a straight face
5. Tony Perez – for some reason, I picture him hosting his own cooking show

1. Glenn Braggs (sleeveless)
2. Barry Larkin (the captain)
3. Sean Casey (the mayor)
4. Chris Welsh (with bow tie)
5. Corky Miller (picture him in a chef hat)

Go Redlegs!

in Hollywood? Bronson Arroyo
quarterback in the NFL? Adam Dunn
President? Pete Rose – He can perpetuate a lie for 18 years and people love him
news anchor? Sean Casey
best chef? Brandon Phillips – He can do everything well I assume

1) Greg Vaughn, tough, strong, and a leader
2) Adam Dunn, had a full ride offer to QB at Texas, when Texas was still really good
3) Sean Casey, no one better for the Presidency than The Mayor
4) Barry Larkin, obvious hiding skills from his work at MLB and ESPN
5) Sam Lecure, the extravagant facial hair just screams “chef”

1. Tough one a lot of choices, but I am going to go with Ted Kluszewski, come on he already had the Guns.

2. Johnny Bench, he has everything you want, he is very smart and has a very strong and accurate arm.

3. Joey Votto 4 President! Oh wait he’s Canadian, that’s ok I still Vote Votto.

4. Hmmmm….. I say Todd Frazier he seems quite comfortable in front of the camera.

5. I have no idea if any of them can cook. I will say BP as a Hibachi chef. That way whether the food is edible or not, it will definitely be entertaining.

1.best action-movie star in Hollywood? Homer Bailey, aka Batman
2.best quarterback in the NFL? Jay Bruce, best arm in baseball
3.best US President? Joe Morgan, without a doubt
4.best news anchor? David Weathers, naturally
5.best chef? Todd Coffey, that boy can eat

1) Pedro Borbon cuz DUH he was a bad ass!!

2) Geronimo cuz I’d just love to hear them call his name out…

3) Pete cuz he wouldn’t take shit from terrorists…

4) BP cuz he’d make the news fun!

5) Jeff. Brantley. ‘Nuff said…

#1 Dave Parker
#2 Mike Leake
#3 Pete Rose
#4 Tom Seaver
#5 Jeff Brantley

Which Reds player, past or present, would make the best action-movie star in Hollywood?
Heisey, he’s got the grinder mentality, does his own stunts.

Which Reds player, past or present, would make the best quarterback in the NFL? Bruce, total gunslinger!

Which Reds player, past or present, would make the best US President?
Scott Rolen.

Which Reds player, past or present, would make the best news anchor?
The Mayor! C’mon, I would start watching nightly news again if he was “crushing” the days events.

Which Reds player, past or present would make the best chef?
Hoover really seems like he’s got the ability to make some awesome dishes. Plus, dude hunts, anyone that can track, kill, and dress their own meat gets my vote.

1. Jonny Gomes
2. Adam Dunn
3. Bronson Arroyo
4. Todd Frazier
5. Jay Bruce

1.Which Reds player, past or present, would make the best action-movie star in Hollywood? Glenn Braggs – He broke a bat on his backswing…enough said
2.Which Reds player, past or present, would make the best quarterback in the NFL? Adam Dunn
3.Which Reds player, past or present, would make the best US President? Ron Oester
4.Which Reds player, past or present, would make the best news anchor? Joey Votto
5.Which Reds player, past or present would make the best chef? Dmitri Young..meat hook

1. Glenn Braggs
2. Adam Dunn
3. Norm Charlton
4. Sean Casey
5. Dmitri Young

Action Hero is Glenn Braggs (body for role)with Brad Lesley as partner
NFL – QB has to be Johnny Bench, greatest arm
President is of course Sean Casey and Joe Morgan as VP
News is Scott Sullivan & Tim Belcher in the delivery. David Stormy Weathers as weatherman, Chris Sabo on sports. Weekend will be Randy Myers and Rob Dibble with news, Joe Nuxhall on weather and Corky Miller on sport. Corky can’t do full time is a back up. Alex Trevno does spanish
Chef is Jack Armstrong as a tune chef with John Franco the critic of potato chips. Expecially Marty and Joes.

1. Brandon Phillips
2. Sean Casey
3. Bronson Arroyo
4. Joey Votto
5. Adam Dunn

1. Brandon Phillips-great moves for an action movie. Like a ninja stunt man with an award winning smile!
2. Jay Bruce-he’s got a gun!
3. Sean Casey-upgrade from the mayor! Laid back, easy to like.
4. Joseph Daniel Votto-with that face, he’s made for television! Also, very well-spoken and gives insightful perspective.
5. Mat Latos-I get the impression that Dallas knows her way around the kitchen, so maybe it has rubbed off on Mat!

1. Glenn Braggs
2. Jay Bruce
3. Tom Seaver
4. Chris Welsh ( with mustache )
5. Johathan Broxton

1. Corky Miller- obvy on facial hair alone
2. Jay Bruce- chiseled jaw line of an NFL Qb, cannon for an arm
3. Sean Casey- already was the mayor, how about the pres.
4. Joey Votto- nice soothing voice, no real accent
5. Dmitri Young- that guy knew food

1. Gomes
2. Homer
3. Corky Miller
4. Sean Casey
5. The Cowboy

1. Jonny Gomes
2. Ken Griffey Jr.
3. Ryan Ludwick
4. Joey Votto
5. Joe Morgan

1. Buddy Bell
2. Jay Bruce
3. Sean Casey
4. Joey Votto
5. Pete Rose

1. Juan Castro, 2. Mat Latos, 3. Paul O’Neil, 4. Barry Larkin, 5. Sean Casey

Which Reds player, past or present, would make the best action-movie star in Hollywood?
RYAN FREEL
Which Reds player, past or present, would make the best quarterback in the NFL?
ADAM DUNN
Which Reds player, past or present, would make the best US President?
“THE MAYOR” SEAN CASEY
Which Reds player, past or present, would make the best news anchor?
CHRIS WELSH (with mustache ala Ron Burgundy)
Which Reds player, past or present would make the best chef?
TODD COFFEY (can only assume he enjoys cooking)

1. Brad Lesley “The Animal”
2. Frank Robinson
3. Sean Casey
4. Barry Larkin
5. Gordy Coleman

1. Eric Davis because he still looks like he could be an action movie star.
2. Jay Bruce because he has a cannon.
3. Joe Morgan, with Lou Pinella as V.P. because why not.
4. Joe Nuxhall because he’s the ol’ lefthander.
5. Corky Miller because he’s corky.

1. Ted Kluzewski – The new Incredible Hulk
2. Rob Dibble – He could throw a football 90 yards with that arm
3. Frank Robninson
4. Joe Morgan – He makes as much since as any current ones :)
5. John Franco – gotta be Italian

1.) Ted Kluszewski
2.) Rob Dibble
3.) Sean Casey
4.) Pete Rose
5.) Joe Nuxhall

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