Local boys who achieved their dream to play for the Cincinnati Reds highlighted in new book

Aug 7, 2014


The Local Boys: Hometown Players for the Cincinnati Reds by Joe and Jack Heffron tells the stories of men who achieved the boyhood dream of playing for the hometown team. From Ethan Allen to Don Zimmer, The Local Boys includes interesting bios of players we all know: Pete Rose, Barry Larkin, Junior Griffey, Dave Parker; and many who might not be that familiar. Authors Jack Heffron and Joe Heffron are  in the studio to talk about the young men who lived here and grew up to make the Reds’ roster.