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This Day in Reds History: The Worst Trade in Reds History

December 15, 1900: The infamous Frank Robinson trade to the contrary, the Reds make the worst trade in franchise historywhen they deal future Hall of Famer Christy Mathewson to the New York Giants for end-of-the-line Hall of Fame pitcher Amos Rusie. You can read it about it in more detail here. Suffice it to say, … Continue reading

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This Day in Reds History: Jim Maloney’s Dominance and Alex Johnson’s Disillusionment

September 3, 1969: Jim Maloney hurls his 9th career two-hitter as the Reds beat the Cubs, 2-0. The loss cuts the Cubs lead over the eventual World Champion Miracle Mets to four games. The Cubs had led the newly formed National League Eastern Division by as much as nine games as last as August 16 … Continue reading