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Big Klu
08-08-2008, 03:55 PM
50 years ago (1958), a 1-0 loss at Forbes Field in Pittsburgh.

Cincinnati
Johnny Temple 2b
Jerry Lynch rf
Smoky Burgess c
George Crowe 1b
Frank Robinson cf
Bob Thurman lf
Don Hoak 3b
Alex Grammas ss
Joe Nuxhall p

Pittsburgh
Roman Mejias cf
Roberto Clemente rf
Dick Stuart 1b
Bob Skinner lf
Harry Bright 3b
Bill Mazeroski 2b
Dick Groat ss
Hank Foiles c
Red Witt p


WP: Red Witt (6-2)
LP: Joe Nuxhall (9-8)
HR: None.

Red Witt pitched a three-hit shutout with 10 K's to get the win for the Pirates. The only hits for the Reds were a one-out single by Joe Nuxhall in the fifth inning, a leadoff single by Jerry Lynch in the eighth, and a one-out single by George Crowe in the eighth.

Big Klu
08-08-2008, 04:02 PM
45 years ago (1963), a 6-3 win at Connie Mack Stadium in Philadelphia.

Cincinnati
Pete Rose 2b
Tommy Harper rf
Vada Pinson cf
Frank Robinson lf
Gene Freese 3b
Gene Green c
Don Pavletich 1b
Leo Cardenas ss
John Tsitouris p

Philadelphia
Tony Taylor 2b
Johnny Callison rf
Wes Covington lf
Tony Gonzalez cf
Roy Sievers 1b
Clay Dalrymple c
Don Hoak 3b
Bobby Wine ss
Chris Short p


WP: John Tsitouris (8-5)
LP: Chris Short (3-9)
Sv: Bill Henry (9)
HR: CIN - Frank Robinson (15), Tommy Harper (8). PHI - Roy Sievers (12).

Big Klu
08-08-2008, 04:14 PM
40 years ago (1968), a 1-0 11-inning loss at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.

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

St. Louis
Lou Brock lf
Bobby Tolan cf
Roger Maris rf
Orlando Cepeda 1b
Tim McCarver c
Phil Gagliano 3b
Dick Schofield 2b
Dal Maxvill ss
Ray Washburn p


WP: Joe Hoerner (5-2)
LP: Clay Carroll (4-5)
HR: None.

Ray Washburn combined on an eleven-inning four-hit shutout for the Cardinals. The only hits for the Reds were a two-out single by Vada Pinson in the sixth inning, a leadoff single by Tommy Helms in the eighth, and back-to-back singles by Johnny Bench and Tony Perez with one out in the tenth. Tony Cloninger and Clay Carroll combined on a four-hitter in a losing effort for the Reds. The only hits for the Cards were a one-out single by Tim McCarver in the second inning, a one-out single by Lou Brock in the eighth, a one-out single by Bobby Tolan in the eleventh, followed by a game-winning RBI double by Roger Maris.

Big Klu
08-08-2008, 04:20 PM
35 years ago (1973), a 4-3 win at Riverfront Stadium vs. the Cubs.

Chicago Cubs
Rick Monday cf
Don Kessinger ss
Billy Williams lf
Jim Hickman 1b
Jose Cardenal rf
Ron Santo 3b
Paul Popovich 2b
Ken Rudolph c
Ferguson Jenkins p

Cincinnati
Pete Rose lf
Joe Morgan 2b
Dan Driessen 3b
Tony Perez 1b
Johnny Bench c
Bobby Tolan rf
Cesar Geronimo cf
Ed Crosby ss
Fred Norman p


WP: Fred Norman (10-9)
LP: Ferguson Jenkins (10-11)
Sv: Tom Hall (6)
HR: CHI - Ron Santo (12).

Big Klu
08-08-2008, 04:33 PM
30 years ago (1978), a 6-5 loss at Riverfront vs. the Braves.

Atlanta
Jerry Royster ss
Rowland Office cf
Gary Matthews rf
Jeff Burroughs lf
Biff Pocoroba c
Dale Murphy 1b
Rod Gilbreath 3b
Chico C. Ruiz 2b
Phil Niekro p

Cincinnati
Pete Rose 3b
Junior Kennedy 2b
Ken Griffey rf
George Foster lf
Dan Driessen 1b
Dave Concepcion ss
Cesar Geronimo cf
Vic Correll c
Tom Hume p


WP: Phil Niekro (14-11)
LP: Tom Hume (5-11)
HR: CIN - Ken Griffey (4), Johnny Bench (17).

Phil Niekro pitched a complete-game five-hitter with 6 K's to get the win for the Braves. Chico Ruiz, who started at 2B for the Braves, is not the same player as the Chico Ruiz who was a utility infielder for the Reds in the late 60's. Unfortunately, the Reds' Chico Ruiz died in 1972.

Big Klu
08-08-2008, 04:41 PM
15 years ago (1993), an 8-5 win at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.

Cincinnati
Greg Tubbs cf
Jeff Branson 2b
Hal Morris 1b
Chris Sabo 3b
Reggie Sanders rf
Tommy Gregg lf
Willie Greene ss
Brian Dorsett c
Larry Luebbers p

Los Angeles
Brett Butler cf
Jose Offerman ss
Eric Davis lf
Eric Karros 1b
Mike Piazza c
Cory Snyder 3b
Henry Rodriguez rf
Jody Reed 2b
Kevin Gross p


WP: Johnny Ruffin (1-0)
LP: Roger McDowell (4-1)
Sv: Rob Dibble (17)
HR: LA - Eric Karros (14).

Reds rookie reliever Johnny Ruffin got the win in his major-league debut. Ruffin had been acquired in the Tim Belcher deal.

Big Klu
08-08-2008, 04:49 PM
10 years ago (1998), a 4-0 win at Riverfront vs. the Brewers.

Milwaukee Brewers
Fernando Viņa 2b
Mark Loretta ss
Jeff Cirillo 3b
John Jaha 1b
Jeromy Burnitz rf
Marquis Grissom cf
Marc Newfield lf
Mike Matheny c
Steve Woodard p

Cincinnati
Reggie Sanders cf
Barry Larkin ss
Sean Casey 1b
Dmitri Young lf
Eddie Taubensee c
Bret Boone 2b
Willie Greene rf
Aaron Boone 3b
Dennys Reyes p


WP: Dennys Reyes (2-4)
LP: Steve Woodard (9-6)
HR: CIN - Dmitri Young (11).

Dennys Reyes, John Hudek, and Gabe White combined on a five-hit shutout for the Reds.

Big Klu
08-08-2008, 04:58 PM
Five years ago (2003), a 1-0 12-inning loss at Qualcomm (formerly Jack Murphy) Stadium in San Diego.

Cincinnati
D'Angelo Jimenez 2b
Barry Larkin ss
Sean Casey 1b
Brandon Larson 3b
Adam Dunn lf
Ruben Mateo rf
Kelly Stinnett c
Reggie Taylor cf
John Bale p

San Diego
Lou Merloni 3b
Mark Kotsay cf
Mark Loretta 2b
Phil Nevin 1b
Rondell White lf
Brian Buchanan rf
Gary Bennett c
Ramon Vazquez ss
Jake Peavy p


WP: Rod Beck (2-1)
LP: Brian Reith (1-2)
HR: None.

Jake Peavy, Jay Witasick, and Rod Beck combined on a twelve-inning, seven-hit shutout for the Padres.

cumberlandreds
08-11-2008, 10:38 AM
30 years ago (1978), a 6-5 loss at Riverfront vs. the Braves.

Atlanta
Jerry Royster ss
Rowland Office cf
Gary Matthews rf
Jeff Burroughs lf
Biff Pocoroba c
Dale Murphy 1b
Rod Gilbreath 3b
Chico C. Ruiz 2b
Phil Niekro p

Cincinnati
Pete Rose 3b
Junior Kennedy 2b
Ken Griffey rf
George Foster lf
Dan Driessen 1b
Dave Concepcion ss
Cesar Geronimo cf
Vic Correll c
Tom Hume p


WP: Phil Niekro (14-11)
LP: Tom Hume (5-11)
HR: CIN - Ken Griffey (4), Johnny Bench (17).

Phil Niekro pitched a complete-game five-hitter with 6 K's to get the win for the Braves. Chico Ruiz, who started at 2B for the Braves, is not the same player as the Chico Ruiz who was a utility infielder for the Reds in the late 60's. Unfortunately, the Reds' Chico Ruiz died in 1972.

I have noticed Dale Murphy playing first base for the Braves and didn't realize he played at least some there. I guess they were trying at different positions since he didn't work at catcher.