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This Day in Reds History: Bucky Does It All

October 7, 1882: The National League champion Chicago White Stockings return a favor from the previous day by shutting out the American Association champion Cincinnati Red Stockings, 2-0. The White Stockings, heavily favored as the National League champion over the newly formed American Association champion had lost the first game of the two game set … Continue reading

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This Day in Reds History: Forgotten Heroes

September 24, 1924: Reds starting pitcher Carl Mays wins his 20th game of the season as the Reds defeat the Philadelphia Phillies, 9-6. Oh, wait…may be this happened on September 20th…’s bullpen says it’s the 24th of September, as does “Redleg Journal” (by Greg Rhodes and John Snyder), but’s team pages say it was … Continue reading

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This Day in Reds History: Reds Take First and Even More Home Runs

September 5, 1973: For the second day in a row, the Reds explode in extra innings to beat the Houston Astros in Houston. The Reds use the three game series to move into first place in the Western Division, a lead they won’t relinquish for the rest of the season. The Reds entered the three-game … Continue reading