Catcher Crunch
2017 Reds / Reds History

Catcher Crunch

Reds catchers are having a momentous month of August. Devin Mesoraco’s wife gave birth to the couple’s child (Luke) on August 7. Stuart Turner spent last weekend on the paternity list, as he and his wife welcomed their first son. And Tucker Barnhart’s wife is due with their first son later this week.  What was once an … Continue reading

1990 Reds / Big Red Machine / Reds - General / Reds History / Reds Trivia / Reinstatement of Pete Rose

This Day in Reds History: Lombardi’s “Snooze,” the Bilko Legend, Rose’s Fight, and the Reds are World Champions!

October 8, 1904: Rookie second baseman Miller Huggins strokes three triples in an 8-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in St. Louis. The Reds’ win enabled them to sweep a doubleheader as they won the first game, 6-0. The Reds were second in the league in 1904 with 92 triples, 10 behind Pittsburgh’s 102. … Continue reading

Big Red Machine / Reds - General / Reds History / Reds Trivia / Reinstatement of Pete Rose

This Day in Reds History: The Cream Rises, Missed Opportunities, and more Chico Surprises

October 2, 1877: The Reds finish one of their worst season in Cincinnati baseball history, by losing to the Chicago White Stockings, 13-1. The 1877 Reds, who had disbanded and restarted at mid-season, finish the year 15-42 in last place, 25 1/2 games behind the first place Boston Red Caps. The Red Caps were remnants … Continue reading