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This Day in Reds History: Bobby Tolan Traded; George Foster Wins MVP

November 9, 1973: The Reds trade disgruntled outfielder Bobby Tolan and relief pitcher Dave Tomlin to the San Diego Padres for starting pitcher Clay Kirby. Tolan had been acquired from the St. Louis Cardinals along with reliever Wayne Granger on October 11, 1968 for popular star Reds outfielder Vada Pinson. Pinson played for seven more … Continue reading

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Redleg Trade Review: George Foster and Fred Norman

May 29, 1971: Geroge Foster is traded by the San Francisco Giants to the Cincinnati Reds for Frank Duffy and Vern Geishert. June 12, 1973: Fred Norman is traded by the San Diego Padres to the Cincinnati Reds for Mike Johnson, Gene Locklear and cash. The Reds were heavily favored to win the National League … Continue reading