103-year-old Reds fan has seen a lot

BY foxsports • September 24, 2013

Monday night during the Reds and Mets game, FOX Sports Ohio reporter Jim Day had a chance to talk with a Reds fan who turned 103 years old this September. William Osterman talked about his love of the Big Red Machine and how he believes Pete Rose should be in the Hall Of Fame.
 
That got us thinking of all the things Osterman has witnessed.

As for ballparks the Reds have played in, Osterman could have seen them at Crosley Field (aka Redland Field), Riverfront Stadium and Great American Ball Park.
 
He also had chance to witness all 5 of the Reds World Series wins, all 9 NL pennants, all nine division champions and 24 Hall of Famers wearing a Reds uniform as a player or a manager.

Osterman became a fan before games could be heard on the radio and 20 years before the first night game was played at Crosley Field. 


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