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Big Klu
05-04-2008, 11:26 AM
50 years ago (1958), the Reds split a doubleheader at Wrigley Field in Chicago--losing the opener 5-4, and winning the nightcap 3-2 in 14 innings.

First Game
Cincinnati
Johnny Temple 2b
Vada Pinson rf
Frank Robinson lf
George Crowe 1b
Don Hoak 3b
Gus Bell cf
Ed Bailey c
Roy McMillan ss
Bob Purkey p

Chicago Cubs
Tony Taylor 2b
Lee Walls rf
Ernie Banks ss
Walt Moryn lf
Dale Long 1b
Johnny Goryl 3b
Bobby Thomson cf
Sammy Taylor c
Jim Brosnan p


WP: Don Elston (4-0)
LP: Hal Jeffcoat (2-1)
HR: None.



Second Game
Cincinnati
Johnny Temple 2b
Vada Pinson rf
Bob Thurman lf
George Crowe 1b
Don Hoak 3b
Smoky Burgess c
Gus Bell cf
Roy McMillan ss
Harvey Haddix p

Chicago Cubs
Tony Taylor 2b
Lee Walls rf
Ernie Banks ss
Walt Moryn lf
Dale Long 1b
Johnny Goryl 3b
Bobby Thomson cf
El Tappe c
Gene Fodge p


WP: Willard Schmidt (1-1)
LP: Dolan Nichols (0-1)
HR: None.

Harvey Haddix pitched 12 innings of eight-hit, two-run baseball with 7 K's in picking up the no-decision. Cubs starter Gene Fodge failed to get out of the first inning. Cubs relievers Ed Mayer, Dick Drott, and losing pitcher Dolan Nichols combined on 13.2 innings of six-hit, one-run baseball with 9 K's. The Reds scored the winning run in the top of the 14th, as Smoky Burgess got things started with a one-out single, and Alex Grammas came in as a pinch-runner. Gus Bell then singled, advancing Grammas to second, and then pinch-hitter Steve Bilko doubled to score Grammas (Bell was thrown out at third).

Big Klu
05-04-2008, 11:34 AM
45 years ago (1963), a 6-0 win at Crosley Field vs. the Cardinals.

St. Louis
Curt Flood cf
Dick Groat ss
Bill White 1b
George Altman rf
Stan Musial lf
Leo Burke 3b
Carl Sawatski c
Julian Javier 2b
Bob Gibson p

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


WP: Jim Maloney (3-1)
LP: Bob Gibson (0-1)
HR: CIN - Frank Robinson (4), Gordy Coleman (3).

Jim Maloney pitched a four-hit shutout with 10 K's to get the win for the Reds.

Big Klu
05-04-2008, 11:44 AM
40 years ago (1968), a 2-0 win at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.

Cincinnati
Pete Rose rf
Alex Johnson lf
Vada Pinson cf
Tony Perez 3b
Fred Whitfield 1b
Johnny Bench c
Tommy Helms 2b
Leo Cardenas ss
Gerry Arrigo p

Los Angeles
Wes Parker 1b
Zoilo Versalles ss
Willie Davis cf
Rocky Colavito rf
Bob Bailey 3b
Luis Alcaraz 2b
Cleo James lf
Jeff Torborg c
Bill Singer p


WP: Gerry Arrigo (2-1)
LP: Bill Singer (1-4)
HR: None.

Gerry Arrigo pitched a two-hit shutout with seven K's to get the win, and also tripled and scored a run to help his own cause. The only hits for the Dodgers were a two-out single by Zoilo Versalles in the third inning (he was thrown out by Vada Pinson while trying to stretch it into a double), and a leadoff bunt single by Willie Davis in the seventh.

Big Klu
05-04-2008, 11:50 AM
35 years ago (1973), a 6-3 loss at Jarry Park in Montreal.

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

Montreal
Ron Hunt 2b
Tim Foli ss
Mike Jorgensen 1b
Ron Fairly lf
Ken Singleton rf
Ron Woods cf
John Boccabella c
Bob Bailey 3b
Mike Torrez p


WP: Mike Torrez (3-3)
LP: Jack Billingham (4-1)
Sv: Steve Renko (1)
HR: CIN - Bobby Tolan (2). MON - Ron Fairly (4).

Big Klu
05-04-2008, 11:59 AM
25 years ago (1983), a 9-4 loss at Veterans Stadium in Philadelphia.

Cincinnati
Gary Redus lf
Paul Householder cf
Dave Concepcion ss
Johnny Bench 3b
Cesar Cedeño rf
Dan Driessen 1b
Ron Oester 2b
Alex Treviño c
Rich Gale p

Philadelphia
Pete Rose rf
Joe Morgan 2b
Mike Schmidt 3b
Tony Perez 1b
Bo Diaz c
Garry Maddox cf
Greg Gross lf
Ivan DeJesus ss
Steve Carlton p


WP: Steve Carlton (4-2)
LP: Rich Gale (3-1)
HR: PHI - Bo Diaz (3), Garry Maddox (1).

Big Klu
05-04-2008, 12:10 PM
20 years ago (1988), a 3-1 win at Riverfront Stadium vs. the Phillies.

Philadelphia
Juan Samuel 2b
Bob Dernier cf
Phil Bradley lf
Mike Schmidt 3b
Lance Parrish c
Chris James rf
Bill Almon 1b
Luis Aguayo ss
David Palmer p

Cincinnati
Barry Larkin ss
Chris Sabo 3b
Kal Daniels lf
Eric Davis cf
Nick Esasky 1b
Tracy Jones rf
Terry McGriff c
Jeff Treadway 2b
Danny Jackson p


WP: Danny Jackson (4-1)
LP: David Palmer (0-1)
HR: None.

Danny Jackson pitched a complete-game two-hitter with 5 K's to get the win. The only hits for the Phillies were a two-out RBI single by Lance Parrish in the fourth inning, and a leadoff double by Juan Samuel in the ninth.

Big Klu
05-04-2008, 12:24 PM
15 years ago (1993), a 9-6 loss at Joe Robbie Stadium in Miami.

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 Pugh p

Florida
Chuck Carr cf
Junior Felix rf
Dave Magadan 3b
Orestes Destrade 1b
Benito Santiago c
Jeff Conine lf
Alex Arias 2b
Walt Weiss ss
Chris Hammond p


WP: Chris Hammond (1-3)
LP: Tim Pugh (2-2)
Sv: Bryan Harvey (8)
HR: CIN - Chris Sabo (5), Joe Oliver (3). FLO - Orestes Destrade (2).

Big Klu
05-04-2008, 12:43 PM
10 years ago (1998), a 4-1 win at Olympic Stadium in Montreal.

Cincinnati
Chris Stynes lf
Willie Greene 3b
Dmitri Young rf
Bret Boone 2b
Barry Larkin ss
Reggie Sanders cf
Eduardo Perez 1b
Brook Fordyce c
Scott Winchester p

Montreal
F.P. Santangelo 2b
Mark Grudzielanek ss
Derrick May lf
Rondell White cf
Vladimir Guerrero rf
Brad Fullmer 1b
Shane Andrews 3b
Mike Hubbard c
Trey Moore p


WP: Scott Winchester (1-0)
LP: Trey Moore (1-4)
Sv: Jeff Shaw (10)
HR: CIN - Bret Boone (5), Eduardo Perez (2).

Scott Winchester, Scott Sullivan, and Jeff Shaw combined of a four-hitter for the Reds. The only hits for Les Expos were a pair of singles by Mark Grudzielanek, a single by F.P. Santangelo, and a single by PH Jose Vidro.

Big Klu
05-04-2008, 12:50 PM
Five years ago (2003), a 6-1 loss at Pacific Bell Park in San Francisco.

Cincinnati
Felipe Lopez ss
Jose Guillen lf
Sean Casey 1b
Austin Kearns cf
Aaron Boone 3b
Jason LaRue c
Ruben Mateo rf
Juan Castro 2b
Ryan Dempster p

San Francisco
Ray Durham 2b
Rich Aurilia ss
Edgardo Alfonzo 3b
Jose Cruz Jr. rf
Benito Santiago c
J.T. Snow 1b
Marquis Grissom cf
Marvin Benard lf
Kirk Rueter p


WP: Kirk Rueter (3-1)
LP: Ryan Dempster (1-2)
HR: SF - Edgardo Alfonzo (3).