Red Smith

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2010

    Old-School Alkies Pickled Eggs: A Match Made in South St. Louis Heaven?

    Anne Greensprings​JUNK: The motto tray below (with six equally meditative coasters) was discovered at a garage sale and purchased for $2. FOOD: The longer you look at the red-faced sot on that tray, the greater the urge to eat a pickled egg, the ultimate bar food, will nag at you. Old Drunk Joe, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    Opening Day Ought to be a National Holiday, But Since it Isn't...

    ​The Daily RFT has compliled for you work-tethered fans some of the most classic quotes that describe the glory of our National Pastime. The San Francisco Giants in the early 1970s had a scappy third baseman named Al Gallagher. He wasn't much of a ballplayer and only hung around for fo ... More >>

  • News

    October 5, 2005

    See Me, Hear Me, Read Me

    Ethical issues take a back seat to synergy and branding in local sports media

  • News

    July 28, 2004

    Dirt Track Nation

    At Tri-City Speedway they don't mess around with "race cars." They race cars.