The 1994 Reds: The Ultimate “What If?”
Reds History

The 1994 Reds: The Ultimate “What If?”

Every spring, even the most cynical fans allow for fleeting moments of optimism. After all, projections are based on past performance, and there’s always the possibility of multiple players having breakout seasons and carrying their teams to unexpected postseason glory. It happens nearly every year – prior to last season, for example, Baseball Prospectus guesstimated … Continue reading

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This Day in Reds History: George Scores and Reggie K’s

October 11, 1968: The Reds trade popular centerfielder Vada Pinson to the St. Louis Cardinals for outfielder Bobby Tolan and reliever Wayne Granger. October 11, 1970: The Reds lose Game 2 of the 1970 World Series to the Baltimore Orioles by a score of 6-5, blowing an early lead for the second consecutive day. The … Continue reading

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This Day in Reds History: Triples, Homers, Debut Shutouts, Clinches and a Protest

September 22, 1903: “Turkey Mike” Donlin ties a major league record by tripling in four consecutive at bats during a doubleheader split with the Philadelphia Phillies in Cincinnati. Donlin’s first triple came in the last at bat of a first game 12-7 Reds loss and then he tripled in his first three at bats of … Continue reading