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Big Klu
08-17-2008, 01:07 AM
50 years ago (1958), the Reds swept a doubleheader at Crosley Field vs. the Pirates--winning the opener 4-3, and the nightcap 7-5.

First Game
Pittsburgh
Bill Virdon cf
Roberto Clemente rf
Ted Kluszewski 1b
Bob Skinner lf
Frank J. Thomas 3b
Bill Mazeroski 2b
Dick Groat ss
Bill L. Hall c
Red Witt p

Cincinnati
Johnny Temple 2b
Jerry Lynch rf
Dee Fondy 1b
Frank Robinson cf
Gus Bell lf
Ed Bailey c
Alex Grammas 3b
Roy McMillan ss
Tom Acker p


WP: Tom Acker (2-2)
LP: Bob Porterfield (2-5)
HR: None.

In Game 1, Tom Acker pitched a complete-game seven-hitter with 5 K's to get the win for the Reds.



Second Game
Pittsburgh
Bill Virdon cf
Roberto Clemente rf
Dick Stuart 1b
Roman Mejias lf
Frank J. Thomas 3b
Bill Mazeroski 2b
Dick Groat ss
Hank Foiles c
Vern Law p

Cincinnati
Johnny Temple 2b
Jerry Lynch rf
Dee Fondy 1b
Frank Robinson cf
Smoky Burgess c
Gus Bell lf
Alex Grammas 3b
Roy McMillan ss
Joe Nuxhall p


WP: Joe Nuxhall (10-9)
LP: Don Gross (4-4)
Sv: Don Newcombe (1)
HR: PIT - Roman Mejias (4), Dick Stuart 2 (9). CIN - Jerry Lynch (9).

Big Klu
08-17-2008, 01:08 AM
45 years ago (1963), a 2-1 win at Crosley Field vs. the Cubs.

Chicago Cubs
Lou Brock rf
Ken Hubbs 2b
Billy Williams lf
Ron Santo 3b
Ellis Burton cf
Ernie Banks 1b
Merritt Ranew c
Andre Rodgers ss
Tom Baker p

Cincinnati
Pete Rose 2b
Tommy Harper rf
Vada Pinson cf
Frank Robinson lf
Gene Freese 3b
Don Pavletich 1b
Leo Cardenas ss
Johnny Edwards c
Bob Purkey p


WP: Bob Purkey (6-8)
LP: Tom Baker (0-1)
Sv: Joe Nuxhall (2)
HR: CHI - Merritt Ranew (3).

Big Klu
08-17-2008, 01:08 AM
40 years ago (1968), a 4-0 win at Wrigley Field in Chicago.

Cincinnati
Pete Rose rf
Alex Johnson lf
Mack Jones cf
Tony Perez 3b
Tommy Helms 2b
Fred Whitfield 1b
Pat Corrales c
Leo Cardenas ss
Tony Cloninger p

Chicago Cubs
Don Kessinger ss
Glenn Beckert 2b
Billy Williams lf
Ron Santo 3b
Ernie Banks 1b
Al Spangler rf
Randy Hundley c
Adolfo Phillips cf
Ferguson Jenkins p


WP: Tony Cloninger (4-6)
LP: Ferguson Jenkins (13-12)
HR: CIN - Tony Perez (14).

Tony Cloninger pitched a three-hit shutout with 5 K's to get the win for the Reds. The only hits for the Cubs were a one-out infield single by Adolfo Phillips in the third inning, a one-out single by Billy Williams in the fourth, and a one-out single by Randy Hundley in the eighth.

Big Klu
08-17-2008, 01:09 AM
35 years ago (1973), a 2-1 10-inning win at Shea Stadium in Queens.

Cincinnati
Pete Rose lf
Joe Morgan 2b
Dan Driessen 3b
Tony Perez 1b
Johnny Bench rf
Andy Kosco cf
Bill Plummer c
Darrel Chaney ss
Don Gullett p

New York Mets
Wayne Garrett 3b
Felix Millan 2b
Willie Mays 1b
Cleon Jones rf
John Milner lf
Jerry Grote c
Don Hahn cf
Ted Martinez ss
George Stone p


WP: Pedro Borbon (6-4)
LP: Harry Parker (7-3)
HR: CIN - Hal King (4). NY - Willie Mays (6).

With one out in the fourth inning, Willie Mays hit the 660th and final home run of his career off Don Gullett. Hal King led off the top of the tenth inning with a pinch-hit homer to give the Reds a 2-1 lead.

Big Klu
08-17-2008, 01:09 AM
30 years ago (1978), a 2-0 loss at Wrigley Field in the Windy City.

Cincinnati
Pete Rose 3b
Ken Griffey rf
Joe Morgan 2b
George Foster lf
Dan Driessen 1b
Johnny Bench c
Dave Concepcion ss
Mike Lum cf
Tom Seaver p

Chicago Cubs
Ivan DeJesus ss
Jerry White cf
Bill Buckner 1b
Bobby Murcer rf
Dave Kingman lf
Davey Johnson 3b
Manny Trillo 2b
Tim Blackwell c
Rick Reuschel p


WP: Rick Reuschel (12-10)
LP: Tom Seaver (11-12)
HR: CHI - Dave Kingman (20).

Rick Reuschel pitched a four-hit shutout with 7 K's to get the win for the Cubs. The only hits for the Reds were a two-out single by Pete Rose in the third inning, a one-out single by Dave Concepcion in the fifth, a one-out single by Dan Driessen in the seventh, and a two-out double by Rose in the eighth.

Big Klu
08-17-2008, 01:10 AM
25 years ago (1983), a 7-6 loss at Riverfront Stadium vs. the Astros.

Houston
Bill Doran 2b
Terry Puhl rf
Dickie Thon ss
Phil Garner 3b
Jose Cruz lf
Ray Knight 1b
Jerry Mumphrey cf
John Mizerock c
Nolan Ryan p

Cincinnati
Eddie Milner cf
Gary Redus lf
Dave Concepcion ss
Dan Driessen 1b
Duane Walker rf
Nick Esasky 3b
Ron Oester 2b
Alan Knicely c
Frank Pastore p


WP: Vern Ruhle (5-3)
LP: Frank Pastore (6-11)
HR: HOU - Jose Cruz (10). CIN - Ron Oester (11), Cesar Cedeņo (8).

Nolan Ryan and Vern Ruhle combined on a four-hitter for the Astros. The only hits for the Reds were a two-run homer by Ron Oester with two outs in the second inning, a leadoff single by Dave Concepcion in the fourth, a two-out RBI single by Oester in the fourth, and a pinch-hit solo homer by Cesar Cedeņo with one out in the eighth.

Big Klu
08-17-2008, 01:10 AM
20 years ago (1988), a 5-0 loss at Riverfront vs. the Cubbies.

Chicago Cubs
Mitch Webster cf
Ryne Sandberg 2b
Mark Grace 1b
Andre Dawson rf
Rafael Palmeiro lf
Vance Law 3b
Damon Berryhill c
Shawon Dunston ss
Rick Sutcliffe p

Cincinnati
Kal Daniels lf
Chris Sabo 3b
Barry Larkin ss
Eric Davis cf
Paul O'Neill rf
Nick Esasky 1b
Bo Diaz c
Jeff Treadway 2b
Jack Armstrong p


WP: Rick Sutcliffe (10-10)
LP: Jack Armstrong (2-6)
HR: CHI - Mark Grace (6).

Rick Sutcliffe pitched a four-hit shutout to get the win for the Cubs. The only hits for the Reds were a two-out single by Nick Esasky in the second inning, a one-out single by Esasky in the fifth, a two-out single by Jeff Treadway in the fifth, and a leadoff double by Kal Daniels in the sixth.

Big Klu
08-17-2008, 01:10 AM
15 years ago (1993), a 6-0 win at Riverfront vs. the Mets.

New York Mets
Ryan Thompson cf
Todd Hundley c
Eddie Murray 1b
Bobby Bonilla 3b
Joe Orsulak lf
Jeff Kent 2b
Jeromy Burnitz rf
Kevin Baez ss
Dwight Gooden p

Cincinnati
Greg Tubbs cf
Jeff Branson 2b
Hal Morris 1b
Kevin Mitchell lf
Chris Sabo 3b
Joe Oliver c
Willie Greene ss
Jacob Brumfield rf
Bobby Ayala p


WP: Bobby Ayala (5-5)
LP: Dwight Gooden (11-13)
HR: CIN - Joe Oliver (12), Chris Sabo (15), Greg Tubbs (1).

Bobby Ayala and Scott Service combined on a seven-hit shutout for the Reds. 30-year-old rookie OF Greg Tubbs hit his first major-league home run in the eighth inning off Mets reliever Dave Telgheder. Before the game, the Reds traded 1B Randy Milligan to the Indians for OF Thomas Howard.

Big Klu
08-17-2008, 01:10 AM
Five years ago (2003), a 4-3 win at Great American Ball Park vs. the Astros.

Houston
Colin Porter cf
Morgan Ensberg 3b
Jeff Bagwell 1b
Jeff Kent 2b
Lance Berkman lf
Richard Hidalgo rf
Brad Ausmus c
Adam Everett ss
Tim Redding p

Cincinnati
Ray Olmedo ss
Jason LaRue c
D'Angelo Jimenez 2b
Sean Casey 1b
Ruben Mateo rf
Dernell Stenson lf
Juan Castro 3b
Reggie Taylor cf
Paul Wilson p


WP: Paul Wilson (7-10)
LP: Tim Redding (8-11)
Sv: Chris Reitsma (2)
HR: HOU - Jeff Bagwell (28). CIN - Dernell Stenson (1), Juan Castro (9).

Reds rookie OF Dernell Stenson hit his first major-league home run in the second inning off Astros starter Tim Redding.

RIP #63.