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Cincinnati Reds: Baseball Wives

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This one-hour special shares memories of the women whose husbands were affiliated with the Cincinnati Reds during the 1950’s. These wives include Jo McMillan, Eleanor Kluszewski, Joyce Bell-Dolle, Priscilla Stowe, and Betty Hoyt. Jo McMillan talks about driving with her kids around the country to watch her husband Roy McMillan play ball. You’ll also hear memories of Crosley Field and what life was like for baseball families outside the ballpark. Hosted by Howard Wilkinson and produced by Lee Hay.


George Winston "Baseball Theme" from the album Diamond Cuts
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra "Hot Dogs & Beer Here" from the album Play Ball!
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra "The Star-Spangled Banner" from the album Play Ball!
Father & Daughter "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" from the album Diamond Cuts
The Harry Simone Songsters "It's a Beautiful Day for a Ballgame" from the album Baseball's Greatest Hits, Vol. 2
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" from the album Play Ball!