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Big Klu
08-31-2008, 12:55 PM
50 years ago (1958), the Reds swept a doubleheader at Crosley Field vs. the Phillies--winning the opener 6-2, and the nightcap 7-3.

First Game
Philadelphia
Richie Ashburn cf
Solly Hemus 2b
Rip Repulski lf
Wally Post rf
Ed Bouchee 1b
Willie Jones 3b
Chico Fernandez ss
Stan Lopata c
Ray Semproch p

Cincinnati
Johnny Temple 2b
Jerry Lynch rf
Gus Bell lf
Frank Robinson cf
George Crowe 1b
Ed Bailey c
Don Hoak 3b
Roy McMillan ss
Harvey Haddix p


WP: Harvey Haddix (8-7)
LP: Ray Semproch (13-9)
HR: CIN - Ed Bailey 2 (10).

In Game 1, Harvey Haddix pitched a complete-game eleven-hitter with 8 K's to get the win for the Reds.



Second Game
Philadelphia
Richie Ashburn cf
Solly Hemus 2b
Ed Bouchee 1b
Wally Post rf
Harry Anderson lf
Willie Jones 3b
Chico Fernandez ss
Carl Sawatski c
Robin Roberts p

Cincinnati
Johnny Temple 2b
Jerry Lynch rf
Gus Bell lf
Frank Robinson cf
Smoky Burgess c
Dee Fondy 1b
Don Hoak 3b
Roy McMillan ss
Don Newcombe p


WP: Don Newcombe (5-11)
LP: Robin Roberts (14-12)
HR: PHI - Carl Sawatski 2 (5). CIN - Jerry Lynch (11).

In Game 2, Don Newcombe pitched a complete-game fourteen-hitter to get the win for the Reds.

Big Klu
08-31-2008, 01:08 PM
45 years ago (1963), a 6-0 win at Forbes Field in Pittsburgh.

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

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


WP: Jim O'Toole (17-11)
LP: Bob Friend (16-12)
Sv: Dom Zanni (5)
HR: CIN - Tommy Harper (9).

Jim O'Toole and Dom Zanni combined on a five-hit shutout for the Reds.

Big Klu
08-31-2008, 01:22 PM
40 years ago (1968), a 3-2 loss at Connie Mack Stadium in Philadelphia.

Cincinnati
Pete Rose rf
Vada Pinson cf
Alex Johnson lf
Tony Perez 3b
Fred Whitfield 1b
Johnny Bench c
Tommy Helms 2b
Woody Woodward ss
Tony Cloninger p

Philadelphia
Tony Taylor 3b
Roberto Peņa ss
John E. Briggs cf
Dick Allen lf
Bill White 1b
Doug Clemens rf
Gary Sutherland 2b
Mike Ryan c
Rick Wise p


WP: Turk Farrell (4-5)
LP: Clay Carroll (6-6)
HR: None.

Big Klu
08-31-2008, 01:34 PM
35 years ago (1973), a 10-4 win at San Diego Stadium.

Cincinnati
Pete Rose lf
Joe Morgan 2b
Dan Driessen 3b
Tony Perez 1b
Johnny Bench c
Ken Griffey rf
Cesar Geronimo cf
Darrel Chaney ss
Don Gullett p

San Diego
Jerry Morales cf
Derrel Thomas ss
Dave W. Roberts 3b
Nate Colbert 1b
Cito Gaston rf
Fred Kendall c
Dave Winfield lf
Rich Morales 2b
Bill Greif p


WP: Don Gullett (16-8)
LP: Bill Greif (7-15)
Sv: Clay Carroll (13)
HR: CIN - Tony Perez (22). SD - Cito Gaston (11).

Ed Armbrister made his major-league debut for the Reds in this game, pinch-running for Pete Rose in the seventh inning, and remaining in the game in LF.

Big Klu
08-31-2008, 01:47 PM
30 years ago (1978), an 11-6 win at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.

Cincinnati
Dave Concepcion ss
Joe Morgan 2b
Ken Griffey rf
George Foster lf
Dan Driessen 1b
Johnny Bench c
Cesar Geronimo cf
Ray Knight 3b
Tom Seaver p

St. Louis
Garry Templeton ss
Tony Scott lf
George Hendrick cf
Ted Simmons c
Keith Hernandez 1b
Ken Reitz 3b
Jerry Mumphrey rf
Mike Tyson 2b
Silvio Martinez p


WP: Tom Seaver (12-13)
LP: Silvio Martinez (8-7)
HR: CIN - George Foster (31), Joe Morgan (10), Johnny Bench (19). STL - Wayne Garrett (2).

Pete Rose did not play in this game--only his second day off of the season.

Big Klu
08-31-2008, 02:01 PM
25 years ago (1983), a 6-4 win at Riverfront Stadium vs. the Cubs.

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

Cincinnati
Gary Redus lf
Paul Householder cf
Dave Concepcion ss
Johnny Bench c
Dan Driessen 1b
Cesar Cedeņo rf
Nick Esasky 3b
Ron Oester 2b
Charlie Puleo p


WP: Rich Gale (4-5)
LP: Rich Bordi (0-2)
Sv: Ben Hayes (7)
HR: CHI - Mel Hall 2 (14). CIN - Rich Gale (1).

Big Klu
08-31-2008, 02:08 PM
20 years ago (1988), a 4-1 win at Riverfront vs. the Pirates.

Pittsburgh
Barry Bonds lf
Jose Lind 2b
Gary Redus rf
Bobby Bonilla 3b
Glenn Wilson cf
Sid Bream 1b
Tom Prince c
Felix Fermin ss
John Smiley p

Cincinnati
Barry Larkin ss
Chris Sabo 3b
Kal Daniels lf
Eric Davis cf
Nick Esasky 1b
Dave Collins rf
Lloyd McClendon c
Dave Concepcion 2b
Norm Charlton p


WP: Norm Charlton (1-2)
LP: Jim Gott (6-5)
Sv: John Franco (29)
HR: CIN - Kal Daniels (14).

Kal Daniels hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning off losing pitcher Jim Gott to snap a 1-1 tie.

Big Klu
08-31-2008, 02:20 PM
15 years ago (1993), a 7-6 loss at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.

Cincinnati
Jacob Brumfield cf
Thomas Howard lf
Hal Morris 1b
Chris Sabo 3b
Tim Costo rf
Joe Oliver c
Juan Samuel 2b
Jeff Branson ss
Larry Luebbers p

St. Louis
Luis Alicea 2b
Ozzie Smith ss
Gregg Jefferies 1b
Todd Zeile 3b
Bernard Gilkey lf
Mark Whiten cf
Rod Brewer rf
Tom Pagnozzi c
Tom Urbani p


WP: Rob Murphy (3-5)
LP: Rob Dibble (1-2)
HR: CIN - Hal Morris (4).

Bernard Gilkey hit a two-run triple with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning off Rob Dibble to give the Cardinals a 7-6 win.

Big Klu
08-31-2008, 02:27 PM
10 years ago (1998), a 5-4 loss at Wrigley Field in Chicago.

Cincinnati
Reggie Sanders rf
Barry Larkin ss
Roberto Petagine 1b
Dmitri Young lf
Jeffrey Hammonds cf
Bret Boone 2b
Eddie Taubensee c
Aaron Boone 3b
Brett Tomko p

Chicago Cubs
Lance Johnson cf
Mickey Morandini 2b
Sammy Sosa rf
Mark Grace 1b
Brant Brown lf
Jose Hernandez ss
Tyler Houston c
Gary Gaetti 3b
Kerry Wood p


WP: Kerry Wood (13-6)
LP: Brett Tomko (11-11)
Sv: Rod Beck (40)
HR: CIN - Dmitri Young (12). CHI - Sammy Sosa (55), Kerry Wood (2).

Big Klu
08-31-2008, 02:37 PM
Five years ago (2003), a 5-0 loss at Great American Ball Park vs. the Cardinals.

St. Louis
Bo Hart 2b
Miguel Cairo lf
Albert Pujols 1b
Scott Rolen 3b
Eduardo Perez rf
Edgar Renteria ss
Mike Matheny c
So Taguchi cf
Sterling Hitchcock p

Cincinnati
Ryan Freel cf
Ray Olmedo ss
D'Angelo Jimenez 2b
Russell Branyan 1b
Stephen Smitherman lf
Tim Hummel 3b
Jason LaRue c
Wily Mo Peņa rf
Danny Serafini p


WP: Sterling Hitchcock (2-0)
LP: Danny Serafini (0-2)
HR: STL - Albert Pujols 2 (37).

Sterling Hitchcock, Cal Eldred, Steve Kline, and Russ Springer combined on a four-hit shutout for the Cardinals. Albert Pujols hit a two-run homer and a three-run homer to account for all five St. Louis runs. Prior to the game, the Reds traded C Kelly Stinnett to the Phillies for OF Eric Valent.