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This Day in Reds History: Reds Take First and Even More Home Runs

September 5, 1973: For the second day in a row, the Reds explode in extra innings to beat the Houston Astros in Houston. The Reds use the three game series to move into first place in the Western Division, a lead they won’t relinquish for the rest of the season. The Reds entered the three-game … Continue reading

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This Day in Reds History: Hal King and Tony Perez

July 1, 1973: Third-string catcher Hal King slugs one of the most famous home runs in Reds’ history, a two-out three-run walkoff home run in the ninth inning to give the Reds a 4-3 come from behind win over the division league Los Angeles Dodgers. The King home run moved the fourth place Reds to … Continue reading