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This Day in Reds History: GMs Come and Go

October 13, 1870: The Cincinnati Red Stockings lose to the Chicago White Stockings for the second time in the season, 16-13. From “Redleg Journal” by Greg Rhodes and John Snyder: The two defeats to the White Stockings ended hopes that the Reds had of being considered champions for the 1870 season. Asa Brainard held the … Continue reading

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This Day in Reds History: The Reds are Expelled from the NL, but Win the First “World Series” Game

October 6, 1870: The Cincinnati Red Stockings score 13 runs in the final three innings to erase a 15-5 deficit and beat the Forest Grays of Cleveland, 18-15. It was the biggest comeback win of the year for the team that finished 67-6-1. October 6, 1880: The Cincinnati Reds are expelled from the National League … Continue reading

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Sickening

Red Reporter has done a great job of ruining my weekend by linking to this New York Times article from 1995. Don’t go read it on an empty stomach. Remember when Jim Bowden was GM of our beloved Reds and he traded David Wells to the Orioles for speedy center fielder Curtis Goodwin? Goodwin, of … Continue reading