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Big Klu
04-29-2008, 06:55 AM
50 years ago (1958), a 5-2 win at Crosley Field vs. the Cardinals.

St. Louis
Don Blasingame 2b
Alvin Dark 3b
Stan Musial 1b
Del Ennis lf
Ken Boyer cf
Gene Green rf
Hal R. Smith c
Eddie Kasko ss
Vinegar Bend Mizell p

Cincinnati
Johnny Temple 2b
Pete Whisenant rf
Frank Robinson lf
Steve Bilko 1b
Don Hoak 3b
Gus Bell cf
Roy McMillan ss
Ed Bailey c
Bob Purkey p


WP: Bob Purkey (3-0)
LP: Vinegar Bend Mizell (0-2)
HR: STL - Gene Green (2). CIN - Johnny Temple (1), Gus Bell (1).

Bob Purkey pitched a complete-game ten-hitter to get the win for the Reds. Vinegar Bend Mizell pitched a complete-game nine-hitter in a losing effort for the Cards.

Big Klu
04-29-2008, 06:56 AM
40 years ago (1968), a 17-2 win at the Astrodome in Houston.

Cincinnati
Pete Rose rf
Alex Johnson lf
Vada Pinson cf
Tony Perez 3b
Lee May 1b
Johnny Bench c
Tommy Helms 2b
Leo Cardenas ss
Jim Maloney p

Houston
Ron Davis cf
Denis Menke 2b
Jimmy Wynn lf
Rusty Staub 1b
Norm Miller rf
Bob Aspromonte 3b
John Bateman c
Hector Torres ss
Jim Ray p


WP: Jim Maloney (2-0)
LP: Jim Ray (0-1)
Sv: Bob Lee (1)
HR: CIN - Johnny Bench (1), Tony Perez (4).

The Reds had 22 hits in this game, as every player in the starting lineup except P Jim Maloney had at least two hits. The Reds also scored in every inning except the eighth.

Big Klu
04-29-2008, 06:57 AM
35 years ago (1973), an 8-0 win at Riverfront Stadium vs. the Phillies.

Philadelphia
Larry Bowa ss
Del Unser cf
Willie Montañez 1b
Bill Robinson rf
Greg Luzinski lf
Mike Schmidt 3b
Bob Boone c
Denny Doyle 2b
Larry Christenson p

Cincinnati
Pete Rose lf
Joe Morgan 2b
Bobby Tolan cf
Johnny Bench c
Tony Perez 1b
Joe Hague rf
Dave Concepcion ss
Denis Menke 3b
Jack Billingham p


WP: Jack Billingham (4-0)
LP: Larry Christenson (1-3)
HR: None.

Jack Billingham pitched a five-hit shutout with 9 K's to get the win for the Reds.

Big Klu
04-29-2008, 06:57 AM
30 years ago (1978), a 14-7 win at Shea Stadium in Queens.

Cincinnati
Pete Rose 3b
Ken Griffey rf
Joe Morgan 2b
George Foster lf
Dan Driessen 1b
Dave Concepcion ss
Cesar Geronimo cf
Don Werner c
Doug Capilla p

New York Mets
Lenny Randle 3b
Elliott Maddox rf
Steve Henderson lf
Willie Montañez 1b
John Stearns c
Lee Mazzilli cf
Bobby Valentine 2b
Doug Flynn ss
Nino Espinosa p


WP: Pedro Borbon (2-0)
LP: Mardie Cornejo (3-2)
Sv: Doug Bair (3)
HR: CIN - Dan Driessen (3), Cesar Geronimo (2), Pete Rose 3 (3), Ken Griffey (2).

Pete Rose went 5-for-6 with three home runs, as the Reds pounded 20 hits to come back from a 6-1 deficit and win easily.

Big Klu
04-29-2008, 06:58 AM
25 years ago (1983), a 9-6 loss at Olympic Stadium in Montreal.

Cincinnati
Dave Concepcion ss
Eddie Milner cf
Cesar Cedeño rf
Johnny Bench 3b
Dan Driessen 1b
Ron Oester 2b
Duane Walker lf
Dann Bilardello c
Frank Pastore p

Montreal
Tim Raines lf
Bryan Little ss
Andre Dawson cf
Al Oliver 1b
Tim Wallach 3b
Warren Cromartie rf
Tim Blackwell c
Doug Flynn 2b
Steve Rogers p


WP: Steve Rogers (3-1)
LP: Frank Pastore (2-3)
Sv: Jeff Reardon (2)
HR: CIN - Ron Oester (3). MON - Tim Wallach (1).

Big Klu
04-29-2008, 06:58 AM
20 years ago (1988), a 5-4 loss at Riverfront vs. the Mets.

New York Mets
Mookie Wilson cf
Tim Teufel 2b
Keith Hernandez 1b
Darryl Strawberry rf
Kevin McReynolds lf
Gary Carter c
Howard Johnson 3b
Kevin Elster ss
Sid Fernandez p

Cincinnati
Barry Larkin ss
Chris Sabo 3b
Kal Daniels lf
Eric Davis cf
Nick Esasky 1b
Bo Diaz c
Tracy Jones rf
Dave Concepcion 2b
Danny Jackson p


WP: Roger McDowell (3-0)
LP: Rob Murphy (0-1)
HR: CIN - Bo Diaz (4).

Sid Fernandez, David Cone, and Roger McDowell combined on a five-hitter for the Mets.

Big Klu
04-29-2008, 06:58 AM
10 years ago (1998), a 1-0 win at Riverfront vs. the Phils.

Philadelphia
Doug Glanville cf
Kevin Sefcik lf
Scott Rolen 3b
Mike Lieberthal c
Rico Brogna 1b
Kevin Jordan 2b
Bobby Abreu rf
Alex Arias ss
Mike Grace p

Cincinnati
Lenny Harris lf
Willie Greene 3b
Dmitri Young rf
Eddie Taubensee c
Bret Boone 2b
Barry Larkin ss
Eduardo Perez 1b
Pat Watkins cf
Pete Harnisch p


WP: Pete Harnisch (2-0)
LP: Mike Grace (1-3)
HR: None.

Pete Harnisch pitched a two-hit shutout with 8 K's to get the win for the Reds. The only hits for the Phillies were a one-out double by Kevin Sefcik in the first inning, and a two-out bunt single by Alex Arias in the fifth. Mike Grace and Wayne Gomes combined on a five-hitter in a losing effort for the Phils. the only hits for the Reds were first-inning singles by Lenny Harris, Willie Greene, and Eddie Taubensee to score the Reds' only run, a leadoff single by Dmitri Young in the fourth, and a one-out single by Eduardo Perez in the fifth.

Big Klu
04-29-2008, 06:59 AM
Five years ago (2003), a 10-5 loss at Coors Field in Denver.

Cincinnati
Felipe Lopez ss
Aaron Boone 3b
Sean Casey 1b
Austin Kearns cf
Adam Dunn lf
Jose Guillen rf
Juan Castro 2b
Jason LaRue c
Chris Reitsma p

Colorado
Ronnie Belliard 2b
Jay Payton lf
Todd Helton 1b
Preston Wilson cf
Larry Walker rf
Jose Hernandez ss
Charles Johnson c
Chris Stynes 3b
Jason Jennings p


WP: Jason Jennings (2-3)
LP: Chris Reitsma (1-1)
HR: CIN - Sean Casey 2 (4). COL - Preston Wilson (5), Larry Walker (4), Charles Johnson (4), Ronnie Belliard (1).

cumberlandreds
04-29-2008, 07:48 AM
30 years ago (1978), a 14-7 win at Shea Stadium in Queens.

Cincinnati
Pete Rose 3b
Ken Griffey rf
Joe Morgan 2b
George Foster lf
Dan Driessen 1b
Dave Concepcion ss
Cesar Geronimo cf
Don Werner c
Doug Capilla p

New York Mets
Lenny Randle 3b
Elliott Maddox rf
Steve Henderson lf
Willie Montaņez 1b
John Stearns c
Lee Mazzilli cf
Bobby Valentine 2b
Doug Flynn ss
Nino Espinosa p


WP: Pedro Borbon (2-0)
LP: Mardie Cornejo (3-2)
Sv: Doug Bair (3)
HR: CIN - Dan Driessen (3), Cesar Geronimo (2), Pete Rose 3 (3), Ken Griffey (2).

Pete Rose went 5-for-6 with three home runs, as the Reds pounded 20 hits to come back from a 6-1 deficit and win easily.

I will go out on the limb and say that was the only three homer game of Pete's career.

cumberlandreds
04-29-2008, 07:49 AM
50 years ago (1958), a 5-2 win at Crosley Field vs. the Cardinals.

St. Louis
Don Blasingame 2b
Alvin Dark 3b
Stan Musial 1b
Del Ennis lf
Ken Boyer cf
Gene Green rf
Hal R. Smith c
Eddie Kasko ss
Vinegar Bend Mizell p

Cincinnati
Johnny Temple 2b
Pete Whisenant rf
Frank Robinson lf
Steve Bilko 1b
Don Hoak 3b
Gus Bell cf
Roy McMillan ss
Ed Bailey c
Bob Purkey p


WP: Bob Purkey (3-0)
LP: Vinegar Bend Mizell (0-2)
HR: STL - Gene Green (2). CIN - Johnny Temple (1), Gus Bell (1).

Bob Purkey pitched a complete-game ten-hitter to get the win for the Reds. Vinegar Bend Mizell pitched a complete-game nine-hitter in a losing effort for the Cards.

Vinegar Bend Mizell has to be one of the greatest nicknames of all time. Any ideas on how he got that nickname?

George Anderson
04-29-2008, 09:28 AM
Vinegar Bend Mizell has to be one of the greatest nicknames of all time. Any ideas on how he got that nickname?

Mizell was born and reared in Leakesville, Mississippi, but gained his sobriquet playing baseball in nearby Vinegar Bend, Alabama.

He also was in politics after baseball.

cumberlandreds
04-29-2008, 10:01 AM
Mizell was born and reared in Leakesville, Mississippi, but gained his sobriquet playing baseball in nearby Vinegar Bend, Alabama.

He also was in politics after baseball.

Thanks! I was hoping it wasn't for drinking vinegar. :)