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Big Klu
04-08-2008, 02:03 AM
45 years ago (1963), a 5-2 win on Opening Day at Crosley Field vs. the Pirates.

Pittsburgh
Dick Schofield ss
Bob Skinner lf
Roberto Clemente rf
Donn Clendenon 1b
Bill Mazeroski 2b
Bob Bailey 3b
Bill Virdon cf
Jim Pagliaroni c
Earl Francis p

Cincinnati
Leo Cardenas ss
Pete Rose 2b
Vada Pinson rf
Frank Robinson lf
Gordy Coleman 1b
Johnny Edwards c
Gene Freese 3b
Tommy Harper cf
Jim O'Toole p


WP: Jim O'Toole (1-0)
LP: Earl Francis (0-1)
HR: PIT - Donn Clendenon (1). CIN - Frank Robinson (1), Gordy Coleman (1).

Jim O'Toole pitched a complete-game six-hitter to get the win for the Reds. A scrappy 2B and Cincinnati native by the name of Peter Edward Rose made his major league debut in this game, going 0-3 with a walk in his first plate appearance.

Big Klu
04-08-2008, 02:03 AM
35 years ago (1973), a 3-1 win at Riverfront Stadium vs. the Giants.

San Francisco
Bobby Bonds rf
Tito Fuentes 2b
Chris Speier ss
Willie McCovey 1b
Garry Maddox cf
Al Gallagher 3b
Gary Matthews lf
Dave Rader c
Tom Bradley p

Cincinnati
Pete Rose lf
Joe Morgan 2b
Bobby Tolan rf
Johnny Bench c
Tony Perez 1b
Cesar Geronimo cf
Darrel Chaney ss
Denis Menke 3b
Ross Grimsley p


WP: Ross Grimsley (1-0)
LP: Tom Bradley (0-1)
Sv: Pedro Borbon (1)
HR: None.

Big Klu
04-08-2008, 02:05 AM
30 years ago (1978), a 2-1 win at Riverfront vs. the Astros.

Houston
Terry Puhl lf
Enos Cabell 3b
Cesar Cedeño cf
Bob Watson 1b
Jose Cruz rf
Joe Ferguson c
Art Howe 2b
Roger Metzger ss
Joaquin Andujar p

Cincinnati
Pete Rose 3b
Ken Griffey rf
Joe Morgan 2b
George Foster lf
Dan Driessen 1b
Johnny Bench c
Dave Concepcion ss
Cesar Geronimo cf
Fred Norman p


WP: Fred Norman (1-0)
LP: Joaquin Andujar (0-1)
Sv: Doug Bair (1)
HR: CIN - George Foster (2).

Fred Norman and Doug Bair combined on a four-hitter for the Reds. Bair was the third Reds reliever in as many games to record a save. Former Reds farmhand Joaquin Andujar pitched a complete-game six-hitter in a losing effort for the Astros.

Big Klu
04-08-2008, 02:06 AM
25 years ago (1983), a 7-3 win at Riverfront vs. the Cubs.

Chicago Cubs
Mel Hall lf
Ryne Sandberg 2b
Bill Buckner 1b
Leon Durham cf
Ron Cey 3b
Keith Moreland rf
Jody Davis c
Larry Bowa ss
Steve Trout p

Cincinnati
Gary Redus lf
Eddie Milner cf
Dave Concepcion ss
Johnny Bench 3b
Jeff Jones rf
Dan Driessen 1b
Ron Oester 2b
Alex Treviño c
Mario Soto p


WP: Mario Soto (2-0)
LP: Steve Trout (0-1)
HR: CIN - Gary Redus (2).

Mario Soto pitched a complete-game seven-hitter with 10 K's to get the win for the Reds. Rookie LF Gary Redus went 4-for-4 with a double, a three-run homer, 3 runs scored, 5 RBI's, and 2 SB's to pace the offense.

Big Klu
04-08-2008, 02:07 AM
20 years ago (1988), an 8-3 16-inning loss at Riverfront vs. the Astronomicals.

Houston
Gerald Young cf
Billy Hatcher lf
Bill Doran 2b
Glenn Davis 1b
Steve Henderson rf
Rafael Ramirez ss
Alan Ashby c
Chuck Jackson 3b
Nolan Ryan p

Cincinnati
Barry Larkin ss
Jeff Treadway 2b
Kal Daniels lf
Eric Davis cf
Paul O'Neill rf
Nick Esasky 1b
Chris Sabo 3b
Terry McGriff c
Tom Browning p


WP: Larry Andersen (1-0)
LP: Jose Rijo (0-1)
HR: HOU - Glenn Davis (3), Alan Ashby (1).

Big Klu
04-08-2008, 02:07 AM
15 years ago (1993), a 14-11 loss at Riverfront vs. Les Expos.

Montreal
Mike Lansing 2b
Moises Alou lf
Marquis Grissom cf
Larry Walker rf
Frank Bolick 3b
John Vander Wal 1b
Wil Cordero ss
Darrin Fletcher c
Chris Nabholz p

Cincinnati
Bip Roberts 2b
Roberto Kelly cf
Barry Larkin ss
Kevin Mitchell lf
Chris Sabo 3b
Randy Milligan 1b
Reggie Sanders rf
Joe Oliver c
Tim Belcher p


WP: Brian Barnes (1-0)
LP: Dwayne Henry (0-1)
Sv: Mel Rojas (2)
HR: MON - Larry Walker (2). CIN - Roberto Kelly (1), Kevin Mitchell (1).

Big Klu
04-08-2008, 02:08 AM
10 years ago (1998), a 6-3 loss at Qualcomm (Jack Murphy) Stadium in San Diego.

Cincinnati
Chris Stynes lf
Jon Nunnally rf
Barry Larkin ss
Eduardo Perez 1b
Willie Greene 3b
Reggie Sanders cf
Eddie Taubensee c
Bret Boone 2b
Gabe White p

San Diego
Quilvio Veras 2b
Steve Finley cf
Tony Gwynn rf
Ken Caminiti 3b
Greg Vaughn lf
Wally Joyner 1b
Carlos Hernandez c
Chris Gomez ss
Andy Ashby p


WP: Andy Ashby (1-1)
LP: Gabe White (0-1)
Sv: Trevor Hofman (2)
HR: SD - Greg Vaughn (1), Wally Joyner (2).

Big Klu
04-08-2008, 02:08 AM
Five years ago (2003), a 2-1 10-inning win at Minute Maid Park in Houston.

Cincinnati
Barry Larkin ss
Aaron Boone 2b
Adam Dunn lf
Austin Kearns rf
Sean Casey 1b
Brandon Larson 3b
Reggie Taylor cf
Jason LaRue c
Ryan Dempster p

Houston
Craig Biggio cf
Geoff Blum 3b
Jeff Bagwell 1b
Lance Berkman lf
Jeff Kent 2b
Richard Hidalgo rf
Brad Ausmus c
Julio Lugo ss
Roy Oswalt p


WP: Ryan Dempster (1-0)
LP: Octavio Dotel (0-1)
Sv: Scott Williamson (2)
HR: CIN - Jason LaRue (1).

MrCinatit
04-08-2008, 02:19 AM
45 years ago (1963), a 5-2 win on Opening Day at Crosley Field vs. the Pirates.

A scrappy 2B and Cincinnati native by the name of Peter Edward Rose made his major league debut in this game, going 0-3 with a walk in his first plate appearance.

I doubt the guy went on to do anything in his career. With a start like that, hits were probably few and far between.

Big Klu
04-08-2008, 07:05 PM
I doubt the guy went on to do anything in his career. With a start like that, hits were probably few and far between.

Redszone would have hated him because he was "scrappy". :D