Chris Sabo

Cincinnati Reds great Chris Sabo out as coach at University of Akron

Former Cincinnati Reds great Chris Sabo is out as the baseball coach at the University of Akron. The school decided not to renew his contract. Sabo was hired in 2018 as the first coach of the program that was eliminated in 2015. Sabo and his staff built a program from...

Former Cincinnati Reds’ star Chris Sabo adds zip to rebuilding Akron program

ATHENS — Chris Sabo made a baseball career out of taking on challenges at the plate, on the base paths and playing third base. So when Mid-American Conference school Akron reached out to Sabo about rebuilding its program from scratch, the former Major League Baseball All-Star and Cincinnati Reds World Series Champion said he couldn’t resist the opportunity.

Chris Sabo made goggles cool

Like all good ideas, it originated with his mother. Yes, Chris Sabo, the Reds third baseman with the iconic rec specs who gave hope to every nearsighted Little Leaguer (myself included), first got the idea to get his eyes checked from his mom. "I was in Triple-A and I was...