Reds History

Jim Maloney’s Easiest No-Hitter

(This is the third in a series of articles about Cincinnati Red pitchers to throw no-hitters. Twelve Red hurlers have thrown no-hitters, including Homer Bailey’s gem against the Pittsburgh Pirates last season. Bailey’s no-hitter was the first thrown since Mr. Perfect, Tom Browning, beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 1-0 in 1989, retiring all 27 hitters … 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: Postseason Wins over the Yankees, Tigers, and the Pirates

October 5, 1939: Yankees pitcher Monte Pearson holds the Reds hitless for seven and 1/3 innings as the Yankees shutout the Reds, 4-0, to take a two game to none lead in the 1939 World Series. The Yankees reached Reds starter Bucky Walters for five hits in the third inning, plating three runs, and later … Continue reading

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This Day in Reds History: Milt Wilcox’s Beginning and Phil Dumatrait’s End–Rookie Pitcher Tales

September 9, 1970: Reds rookie Milt Wilcox, making his second career start, hurls a five-hit 6-0 shut over the Los Angeles Dodgers. The first place Reds were now 13 games ahead of the second place Dodgers. The 1970 Reds had moved from Crosley Field to Riverfront Stadium midway through the season. After having gone 70-30 … Continue reading