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This Day in Reds History: Tony Perez Dealt to Expos

December 16, 1976: The Reds trade Hall of Fame first baseman Tony Perez and lefty reliever Will McEnaney to the Montreal Expos for pitchers Woodie Fryman and Dale Murray. Perez was a fan and clubhouse favorite who had been in the Reds organization since migrating from Cuba in 1960. Considered a great clutch hitter, manager … Continue reading

2009 Reds / Baseball - General / Big Red Machine / Reds - General / Reds History / Reds Trivia

Redleg Trade Review: Ten Worst Reds Trades

Summarizing the Redleg Trade Review series, today I’ll list my ten worst Reds trades ever. You can search all the trades that were reviewed by going to the Redleg Nation search engine at the upper right corner of the page. I don’t know if it’s a matter of perspective or exactly why it seems this … Continue reading

2009 Reds / Baseball - General / Big Red Machine / Reds - General / Reds History / Reds Trivia

Redleg Trade Review: Undervaluing Pitchers, Hal McRae and Tony Perez

1. 1970–Traded LHP Steve Mingori to Cleveland Indians for Jay Ward. 2. 1971—Traded RHP Milt Wilcox to Cleveland for OF Ted Uhlaender 3. 1972–Traded OF Hal McRae and SP Wayne Simpson to KC for OF Richie Scheinblum and SP Roger Nelson 4. 1973—Traded LHP Ross Grimsley to Baltimore for Merv Rettenmund 5. 1975—Traded RHP Joaquin … Continue reading