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This Day in Reds History: It takes more than Hall of Famers; McKeon named Manager of the Year

November 10, 1932: Donie Bush is named manager of the Reds. Bush had previously managed the 1927-29 Pittsburgh Pirates to great success (246-178, one pennant) and the 1930-31 Chicago White Sox to no success at all (118-189, 7th and 8th place of eight teams) With the Reds, I suppose Bush demonstrated that it takes talent … Continue reading

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This Day in Reds History: Reds Trade for Ruben Sierra

October 28, 1996: The Cincinnati Reds acquire former all-star outfielder Ruben Sierra from the Detroit Tigers for two minor league prospects, pitcher Ben Bailey and outfielder Decomba Conner. The Reds were looking for some outfield help after the 1996 season. The Reds had finished first in the 1995 National League Central Division with a 85-59 … Continue reading