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Big Klu
08-04-2007, 12:22 PM
50 years ago (1957), the Reds split a doubleheader at Crosley Field vs. the Giants--losing the opener 7-6 in 14 innings, and winning the nightcap 3-2.

First Game
New York Giants
Danny O'Connell 2b
Willie Mays cf
Ray Jablonski 3b
Hank Sauer lf
Daryl Spencer ss
Bobby Thomson rf
Gail Harris 1b
Valmy Thomas c
Mike McCormick p

Cincinnati
Johnny Temple 2b
Gus Bell cf
Frank Robinson 1b
Wally Post rf
Smoky Burgess c
Joe Taylor lf
Don Hoak 3b
Roy McMillan ss
Joe Nuxhall p


WP: Marv Grissom (3-3)
LP: Tom Acker (9-5)
HR: NY - Gail Harris (6), Willie Mays 2 (24). CIN - Frank Robinson (16), Wally Post (15), Ed Bailey (16).



Second Game
New York Giants
Danny O'Connell 2b
Willie Mays cf
Ray Jablonski 3b
Gail Harris 1b
Daryl Spencer ss
Dusty Rhodes lf
Don Mueller rf
Ray Katt c
Stu Miller p

Cincinnati
Johnny Temple 2b
Gus Bell cf
Frank Robinson lf
Ted Kluszewski 1b
Wally Post rf
Ed Bailey c
Don Hoak 3b
Roy McMillan ss
Vicente Amor p


WP: Vicente Amor (1-0)
LP: Stu Miller (4-8)
HR: None.

Big Klu
08-04-2007, 12:39 PM
45 years ago (1962), the Reds were swept in a doubleheader at the Polo Grounds vs. the Mets--losing the opener 9-1, and the nightcap 3-2 in 14 innings.

First Game
Cincinnati
Eddie Kasko 3b
Don Blasingame 2b
Vada Pinson cf
Jerry Lynch lf
Frank Robinson rf
Gordy Coleman 1b
Johnny Edwards c
Leo Cardenas ss
Johnny Klippstein p

New York Mets
Richie Ashburn rf
Charlie Neal ss
Felix Mantilla 3b
Frank Thomas lf
Marv Throneberry 1b
Jim Hickman cf
Choo Choo Coleman c
Rod Kanehl 2b
Roger Craig p


WP: Roger Craig (6-17)
LP: Johnny Klippstein (3-2)
HR: NY - Charlie Neal (9), Marv Throneberry (9), Choo Choo Coleman (2).



Second Game
Cincinnati
Eddie Kasko ss
Don Blasingame 2b
Vada Pinson cf
Jerry Lynch lf
Gordy Coleman 1b
Marty Keough rf
Hank Foiles c
Don Zimmer 3b
Joe Nuxhall p

New York Mets
Joe Christopher rf
Charlie Neal ss
Felix Mantilla 3b
Frank Thomas lf
Jim Hickman cf
Marv Throneberry 1b
Rod Kanehl 2b
Chris Cannizzaro c
Bob L. Miller p


WP: Bob G. Miller (1-1)
LP: Moe Drabowsky (2-6)
HR: NY - Frank Thomas (26).

In Game 2, Frank Thomas hit a game-winning solo homer leading off the bottom of the 14th against Moe Drabowsky. And yes, the Mets had two pitchers named Bob Miller!

Big Klu
08-04-2007, 12:46 PM
40 years ago (1967), a 5-0 loss at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.

Cincinnati
Tommy Harper rf
Chico Ruiz ss
Pete Rose 2b
Vada Pinson cf
Tony Perez 3b
Deron Johnson 1b
Lee May lf
Don Pavletich c
Gary Nolan p

St. Louis
Lou Brock lf
Curt Flood cf
Roger Maris rf
Orlando Cepeda 1b
Tim McCarver c
Mike Shannon 3b
Phil Gagliano 2b
Dal Maxvill ss
Larry Jaster p


WP: Larry Jaster (7-5)
LP: Gary Nolan (8-5)
HR: None.

Larry Jaster pitched a four-hit shutout for the Cards, allowing only a double and single to Tommy Harper, and singles to Lee May and Chico Ruiz.

Big Klu
08-04-2007, 01:06 PM
35 years ago (1972), the Reds swept a doubleheader at Riverfront Stadium vs. the Braves--winning the opener 6-5 in 11 innings, and the nightcap 3-2.

First Game
Atlanta
Oscar Brown rf
Ralph Garr lf
Dusty Baker cf
Earl Williams 1b
Felix Millan 2b
Paul Casanova c
Darrell Evans 3b
Marty Perez ss
George Stone p

Cincinnati
Pete Rose lf
Joe Morgan 2b
Bobby Tolan cf
Johnny Bench c
Tony Perez 1b
Hal McRae 3b
George Foster rf
Dave Concepcion ss
Tom Hall p


WP: Clay Carroll (5-3)
LP: Pat Jarvis (9-5)
HR: ATL - Earl Williams (18). CIN - Bobby Tolan (6).



Second Game
Atlanta
Oscar Brown rf
Felix Millan 2b
Hank Aaron 1b
Earl Williams c
Dusty Baker cf
Mike Lum lf
Darrell Evans 3b
Marty Perez ss
Denny McLain p

Cincinnati
Pete Rose lf
Joe Morgan 2b
Bobby Tolan cf
Joe Hague 1b
Denis Menke 3b
Cesar Geronimo rf
Darrel Chaney ss
Bill Plummer c
Ross Grimsley p


WP: Ross Grimsley (10-4)
LP: Denny McLain (2-2)
Sv: Don Gullett (2)
HR: ATL - Dusty Baker (6).

Big Klu
08-04-2007, 01:14 PM
25 years ago (1982), an 8-2 loss at Riverfront vs. the Dodgers.

Los Angeles
Steve Sax 2b
Ken Landreaux cf
Rick Monday lf
Pedro Guerrero rf
Ron Cey 3b
Steve Garvey 1b
Mike Scioscia c
Mark Belanger ss
Ricky Wright p

Cincinnati
Tom Lawless 2b
Eddie Milner cf
Dave Concepcion ss
Mike Vail lf
Dan Driessen 1b
Paul Householder rf
Ron Oester 3b
Dave Van Gorder c
Bruce Berenyi p


WP: Ricky Wright (1-0)
LP: Bruce Berenyi (8-11)
HR: LA - Steve Garvey (11). CIN - Dave Concepcion (2).

Ricky Wright, Joe Beckwith, and Terry Forster combined to pitch a four-hitter. the only Reds hits were a homer and single by Dave Concepcion, a double by Paul Householder, and a single by Tom Lawless.

Big Klu
08-04-2007, 01:23 PM
20 years ago (1987), a 10-4 win at Riverfront vs. the Dodgers.

Los Angeles
Dave Anderson ss
Steve Sax 2b
Pedro Guerrero lf
Mike Marshall rf
Mickey Hatcher 1b
John Shelby cf
Mike Scioscia c
Jeff Hamilton 3b
Tim Leary p

Cincinnati
Barry Larkin ss
Buddy Bell 3b
Eric Davis cf
Dave Parker rf
Paul O'Neill lf
Bo Diaz c
Nick Esasky 1b
Kurt Stillwell 2b
Guy Hoffman p


WP: Guy Hoffman (8-6)
LP: Tim Leary (2-7)
HR: LA - John Shelby 2 (15). CIN - Bo Diaz 2 (13), Paul O'Neill (4).

Big Klu
08-04-2007, 01:30 PM
15 years ago (1992), a 7-5 loss at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium.

Cincinnati
Bip Roberts cf
Reggie Sanders lf
Barry Larkin ss
Chris Sabo 3b
Darnell Coles 1b
Glenn Braggs rf
Joe Oliver c
Bill Doran 2b
Tom Bolton p

Atlanta
Otis Nixon cf
Terry Pendleton 3b
Ron Gant lf
David Justice rf
Brian R. Hunter 1b
Greg Olson c
Mark Lemke 2b
Rafael Belliard ss
Tom Glavine p


WP: Marvin Freeman (4-4)
LP: Norm Charlton (3-1)
HR: CIN - Barry Larkin (8). ATL - Terry Pendleton (15).

Big Klu
08-04-2007, 01:38 PM
10 years ago (1997), a 9-1 loss at Riverfront vs. the Giants.

San Francisco
Darryl Hamilton cf
Jose Vizcaino ss
Barry Bonds lf
Jeff Kent 2b
J.T. Snow 1b
Glenallen Hill rf
Mark Lewis 3b
Brian Johnson c
Kirk Rueter p

Cincinnati
Deion Sanders cf
Mike Kelly lf
Barry Larkin ss
Eduardo Perez 1b
Willie Greene 3b
Reggie Sanders rf
Joe Oliver c
Bret Boone 2b
Giovanni Carrara p


WP: Kirk Rueter (8-5)
LP: Giovanni Carrara (0-1)
HR: SF - Brian Johnson (5), J.T. Snow 2 (18).

Big Klu
08-04-2007, 01:52 PM
Five years ago (2002), a 15-10 win at Qualcomm (Jack Murphy) Stadium in San Diego.

Cincinnati
Todd Walker 2b
Aaron Boone 3b
Adam Dunn 1b
Ken Griffey Jr. cf
Austin Kearns rf
Russell Branyan lf
Barry Larkin ss
Jason LaRue c
Ryan Dempster p

San Diego
Ramon Vazquez 2b
Mark Kotsay cf
Ryan Klesko 1b
Phil Nevin 3b
Gene Kingsale lf
Bubba Trammell rf
Deivi Cruz ss
Wilbert Nieves c
Bobby J. Jones p


WP: Gabe White (5-1)
LP: Trevor Hoffman (1-4)
HR: CIN - Russell Branyan 3 (9), Aaron Boone (17), Todd Walker (7). SD - Mark Kotsay (10).

After Reds starter Ryan Dempster got lit up for 10 runs on 10 hits in 4+ innings, the Reds bullpen of Scott Williamson, Jose Rijo, Scott Sullivan, Gabe White, and Danny Graves settled down to pitch five innings of three-hit shutout relief.