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Red Reporter Reviews: Out of the Park Baseball 15

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Do you think you can be the next Walt Jocketty?

TDIRH: Stubbs smacks a homer, drives in 4

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On this day in 1910, Art Phelan made his major league debut with the Reds. Phelan played second and third base for Cincinnati in 1910 and 1912. On this day in 1918, Hall of Famer Jake Beckley...

TDIRH: Arroyo homers in win over LA

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On this day in 1874, former Red Fred Blank was born in De Soto, MO. On this day in 1888, former Red Marty Berghammer was born in Elliott, PA. On this day in 1947, Ewell Blackwell tossed a...

TDIRH: Happy birthday, Dave Concepcion

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On this day in 1861, former Red and Louisville Colonel Pete Browning was born in Louisville. On this day in 1892, Cincinnati released leftfielder Eddie Burke. On this day in 1894, Jesse...

This Day in Reds History: Cincy deals Deno

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On this day in 1941, the Reds traded righty Johnny Hutchings to the Braves for Hall of Fame centerfielder Lloyd Waner. "Little Poison", as Waner was known, was never half the player that his...

TDIRH: The Ol' Left-hander is youngest ever

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On this day in 1877, the Reds and Cardinals played a Sunday exhibition game, which was the first Sunday game in NL history and the only one until 1892. On this day in 1924, the Reds bought...

This Day in History: Cincy selects Votto in draft

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On this day in 1889, former Red Lee Magee was born in Cincinnati. On this day in 1892, former Red George Twombly was born in Boston. On this day in 1935, the Reds sold infielder Tony Piet to...

TDIRH: Danny Ray throws a shutout inning in debut

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On this day in 1867, former Red Wild Bill Widner was born in Cincinnati. On this day in 1907, the Red faced St. Louis' Stoney McGlynn . . . twice. He tossed a five-hit shutout in the opener to...

TDIRH: Former Red, gridiron great, & Olympian born

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On this day in 1887, former Red Jim Thorpe was born in Prague, OK. Thorpe was a bit like the Bo Jackson of his day except he played even more sports at the highest level. Of course, professional...

TDIRH: Frazier: "Look ma, no hands!"

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On this day in 1862, former Red and Kelly's Killer Ed Crane was born in Boston. On this day in 1897, the Reds signed Hall of Famer Jake Beckley. The Giants had released him just a few days...

Red Reposter: Lazy Sunday afternoon edition

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If you're hoping for a firm timetable on Joey Votto's return, then you're out of luck. John Fay reported that Votto is staying quiet on the issue. The all-star first baseman isn't discussing the...

This Day in History: Happy birthday, Josh Hamilton

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On this day in 1930, the Reds traded Hughie Critz to the Giants for Larry Benton. Critz was a glove-first second baseman in the middle of his career. In his seven years in the Queen City, he hit...

This Day in Reds History: Austin Kearns is 34

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On this day in 1871, former Red Ned Cuthbert made his major league debut with the Philadelphia Athletics of the National Association. The Athletics went on to win the National Association with a...

TDIRH: Janish bursts onto the scene

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On this day in 1858, former Red Bill "Gene" Tierney was born in Boston. On this day in 1903, Cincinnati signed leftfielder "Peekskill Pete" Cregan. According to Wikipedia, Peekskill is a small...

TDIRH: The world welcomes Jose Rijo

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On this day in 1884, former Red Bert Niehoff was born in Louisville, CO. On this day in 1890, former Red Jocko Halligan made his major league debut with the Buffalo Bisons of the Players'...

This Day in History: Reds acquire Don Zimmer

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On this day in 1906, Cincinnati traded lefty Carl Druhot to the Cardinals for catcher Oscar Stanage. On this day in 1933, the Reds traded Leo Durocher, Dutch Henry, and Jack Ogden to the...

This Day in Reds History: Maloney no-hits Houston

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On this day in 1852, former Red Charley Jones was born in Alamance County, NY. I've sung Jones's praises on a couple of occasions. He was simply, in my view, a tremendous player. "Baby" was a...

This Day in Reds History: Lutz debuts

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On this day in 1877, the Reds temporarily acquired outfielder and pitcher Jack Manning from the Boston Red Stockings (Braves) on a loan. Cincinnati sent him back to Boston before the 1878 season....

This Day in Reds History: Jocketty takes the helm

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On this day in 1900, former Red and Hall of Famer Jim Bottomley was born in Oglesby, IL. On this day in 1912, the Reds lost outfielder Elmer Miller when the Cardinals claimed him off of the...

This Day in Reds History: Vander Meer debuts

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On this day in 1901, former Red Taylor Douthit was born in Little Rock. On this day in 1902, former Red Ray Benge was born in Jacksonville, TX. On this day in 1910, former Red Lew Riggs was...

This Day in Reds History: Keppinger to Houston

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On this day in 1867, former Red Piggy Ward was born in Chambersburg, PA. On this day in 1904, catcher Peaches O'Neill made his major league debut with the Reds. He would appear in just seven...

TDIRH: Pete Rose homers in Gary Nolan's debut

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On this day in 1931, Hall of Famer Ernie Lombardi made his major league debut with the Dodgers. Brooklyn traded him to Cincinnati in March of 1932, and the "Schnozz" had 10 very productive seasons...

TDIH: Reds deal Corky (Valentine)!

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On this day in 1956, the Reds sent right fielder Bob "Hurricane" Hazle and a player to be named later to the Milwaukee Braves for first baseman George Crowe. Cincinnati later sent right-hander...

This Day in History: Joey Votto signs mega-deal

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On this day in 1925, the Reds lost outfielder George Burns when the Phillies claimed him off of waivers. Burns was a patient hitter who often hit in the lead-off spot for John McGraw's Giants in...

This Day in Reds History: Cincy inks Maloney

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On this day in 1922, former Red Leech Maskrey died in Mercer, PA at the age of 68. On this day in 1959, the Redlegs signed Jim Maloney. When healthy, Maloney was one of the greatest pitchers in...

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Poll: How many wins is Bryan Price worth?

I'm curious to see how the community values Price. There's not a way to quantify Price's value, but how many wins do you think Price adds/subtracts relative to Dusty Baker? I plan to revisit this...

This Day in History: Roush returns to Cincinnati

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On this day in 1869, former Red Jack McCarthy was born in Hardwick, MA. On this day in 1931, the Reds claimed Hall of Fame center fielder Edd Roush off of the waiver wire from the New York...

TDIRH: 19th century pitching stalwart is born

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On this day in 1868, former Red Frank Dwyer was born in Lee, MA. Dwyer pitched for the Cincinnati Kelly's Killers in the team's one season of existence in 1891. He was a fairly capable hitter for a...

TDIRH: Happy birthday to two recent Reds catchers

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On this day in 1881, Billy Maharg was born in Philadelphia. He made just two plate appearances in his career. One of them came as a replacement player for Detroit when the Tiger regulars went on...

This Day in Reds History: Happy birthday, Corky!

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On this day in 1918, the Reds acquired outfielder Lee Magee from the St. Louis Browns as part of a three-team trade. The Yankees sent outfielder Tim Hendryx to St. Louis while Cincinnati sent a...

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