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This Day in Reds History: Lots of Innings, Strikeouts, Home Runs, and Excellent Relief

September 15, 1885: Rookie Cincinnati Red Stockings pitcher George Pechiney defeats the Baltimore Orioles, 1-0, in Baltimore. Pechiney joined the Red Stockings in August after pitching in the minors and started 11 games down the stretch. He went 7-4 with a 2.02 ERA (161 ERA+) during the last few weeks of the season. The 1885 … Continue reading

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This Day in Reds History: Disgrace, 1-Hitters, a First Pitch Homer, Voodoo, and a Dismayed City Council

September 2…the baseball gods have been busy in Cincinnati… September 2, 1870: The Cincinnati Red Stockings exacted some revenge on the Brooklyn Atlantics by defeating them, 14-3, in Cincinnati. The Atlantics had broken the Red Stockings 81 game winning streak back on June 14, 1870, in 11 innings. The loss led to cracks in the … Continue reading