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This Day in Reds History: Reds Deal Taubensee and Stynes

November 16, 2000: In cost cutting moves, the Reds deal away popular semi-regulars catcher Eddie Taubensee and IF-OF Chris Stynes. The 1999 and 2000 Reds were some of General Manager Jim Bowden’s busiest transaction years. Trying to balance the team’s budget around the salaries of stars such as Barry Larkin ($5.3 million), Dante Bichette ($7 … Continue reading

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This Day in Reds History: Let the Games Begin

October 3, 1890: Reds owner Aaron Stern sells the Reds to a group of investors, headed by Albert Johnson, who are tied to the newly formed Players League. The Reds temporarily withdraw from the National League just one year after being readmitted to the league following their 1890 banishment. October 3, 1891: John Reilly smashes … Continue reading

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This Day in Reds History: Triples, Catchers, Maloney

September 25, 1925: For the first time in major league history and still the only time in National League history, teammates connect for bases-loaded triples in the same game as the Reds wallop the Brooklyn Robins, 18-7, in Cincinnati. Curt Walker clears the bases for the Reds with a triple in the third inning and … Continue reading

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This Day in Reds History: Whistling Dixie, Morgan’s Courageous, and Even More Homers

September 7, 1951: With the battle to avoid last place more boisterous than the battle for first, the Reds take 18 innings to beat the Chicago Cubs, 7-6, in Cincinnati. The score was tied 3-3 after nine innings and both teams scored three times in the 15th. Cubs starter Bob Rush pitched into the 15th … Continue reading