Drive me out to the ball game

Originally Published: July 31, 2013
By Rick Reilly | ESPN.com

There's only one baseball beat writer in this country who has a chauffeur pick him up in a new Lexus and take him up to the game every day: Hal McCoy of the Dayton Daily News.

He has to. He's legally blind.

McCoy has been that way for 10 years now and yet continues to report, opine, blog, chat and broadcast about the Reds with humor and panache, his 42nd year on the beat.

"Hey Hal!" Aaron Boone once yelled out in the Reds' clubhouse. "Do you realize you've been talking ...

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