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Big Klu
04-26-2009, 12:13 PM
50 years ago (1959), an 11-10 win at Crosley Field vs. the Braves.

Milwaukee Braves
Jim Pisoni cf
Eddie Mathews 3b
Hank Aaron rf
Joe Adcock 1b
Wes Covington lf
Del Crandall c
Johnny Logan ss
Felix Mantilla 2b
Lew Burdette p

Cincinnati
Johnny Temple 2b
Vada Pinson cf
Jerry Lynch lf
Frank Robinson 1b
Gus Bell rf
Frank J. Thomas 3b
Ed Bailey c
Roy McMillan ss
Joe Nuxhall p


WP: Bob Purkey (3-1)
LP: Warren Spahn (2-2)
HR: MIL - Hank Aaron (4). CIN - Frank Thomas (2).

Reds reliever Willard Schmidt, who relieved Joe Nuxhall in the third inning, set a major-league record as a batter in the bottom of the third, as he was hit by a pitch twice in one inning. He remained in the game--however, he left the game in the top of the fourth inning after Braves SS Johnny Logan lined a single off Schmidt's pitching hand.

Big Klu
04-26-2009, 12:25 PM
40 years ago (1969), a 5-2 loss at San Diego Stadium.

Cincinnati
Pete Rose cf
Bobby Tolan rf
Alex Johnson lf
Tony Perez 3b
Johnny Bench c
Lee May 1b
Tommy Helms 2b
Darrel Chaney ss
Jim Merritt p

San Diego
Tommy Dean ss
Roberto Peņa 2b
Ivan Murrell rf
Al Ferrara lf
Nate Colbert 1b
Cito Gaston cf
Ed Spiezio 3b
Chris Cannizzaro c
Dick Kelley p


WP: Jack Baldschun (2-0)
LP: Jim Merritt (1-1)
HR: CIN - Johnny Bench (4). SD - Nate Colbert (3), Chris Cannizzaro (1).

The Padres scored all five of their runs in the eighth inning off losing pitcher Jim Merritt, as Nate Colbert hit a three-run homer and Chris Cannizzaro added a two-run shot.

Big Klu
04-26-2009, 12:35 PM
35 years ago (1974), a 4-3 win at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.

Cincinnati
Pete Rose lf
Joe Morgan 2b
Dave Concepcion ss
Tony Perez 1b
Johnny Bench c
George Foster cf
Merv Rettenmund rf
Andy Kosco 3b
Don Gullett p

St. Louis
Lou Brock lf
Ted Sizemore 2b
Reggie Smith rf
Ted Simmons c
Joe Torre 1b
Ken Reitz 3b
Luis Melendez cf
Mike Tyson ss
John Curtis p


WP: Don Gullett (2-1)
LP: John Curtis (1-3)
Sv: Pedro Borbon (3)
HR: STL - Reggie Smith (4).

Big Klu
04-26-2009, 12:43 PM
25 years ago (1984), a 2-1 loss at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium.

Cincinnati
Duane Walker lf
Eddie Milner cf
Dave Concepcion ss
Dave Parker rf
Dan Driessen 1b
Nick Esasky 3b
Ron Oester 2b
Dann Bilardello c
Jeff Russell p

Atlanta
Claudell Washington rf
Rafael Ramirez ss
Chris Chambliss 1b
Bob Horner 3b
Terry Harper lf
Dale Murphy cf
Glenn Hubbard 2b
Bruce Benedict c
Craig McMurtry p


WP: Craig McMurtry (2-2)
LP: Jeff Russell (1-3)
Sv: Terry Forster (1)
HR: CIN - Dan Driessen (1).

Big Klu
04-26-2009, 12:51 PM
20 years ago (1989), a 6-5 win at Riverfront Stadium vs. Les Expos.

Montreal
Tim Raines lf
Tom Foley 2b
Andres Galarraga 1b
Hubie Brooks rf
Tim Wallach 3b
Dave Martinez cf
Nelson Santovenia c
Spike Owen ss
Pascual Perez p

Cincinnati
Kal Daniels lf
Chris Sabo 3b
Barry Larkin ss
Eric Davis cf
Todd Benzinger 1b
Paul O'Neill rf
Jeff Reed c
Ron Oester 2b
Rick Mahler p


WP: Rick Mahler (2-3)
LP: Pascual Perez (0-2)
Sv: John Franco (6)
HR: None.

Big Klu
04-26-2009, 01:00 PM
15 years ago (1994), an 8-2 win at Riverfront vs. the Cubs.

Chicago Cubs
Tuffy Rhodes cf
Ryne Sandberg 2b
Mark Grace 1b
Derrick May lf
Sammy Sosa rf
Rick Wilkins c
Rey Sanchez 3b
Shawon Dunston ss
Turk Wendell p

Cincinnati
Barry Larkin ss
Hal Morris 1b
Reggie Sanders rf
Kevin Mitchell lf
Thomas Howard cf
Tony Fernandez 3b
Jeff Branson 2b
Eddie Taubensee c
Tim Pugh p


WP: Tim Pugh (2-0)
LP: Turk Wendell (0-1)
HR: CIN - Thomas Howard (1), Tony Fernandez (3).

Tim Pugh pitched a complete-game five-hitter to get the win for the Reds, and also went 2-for-4 with a single and an RBI double.

Big Klu
04-26-2009, 01:08 PM
Five years ago (2004), a 5-2 win at PNC Park in Pittsburgh.

Cincinnati
D'Angelo Jimenez 2b
Barry Larkin ss
Ken Griffey Jr. cf
Sean Casey 1b
Adam Dunn lf
Austin Kearns rf
Brandon Larson 3b
Jason LaRue c
Aaron Harang p

Pittsburgh
Tike Redman cf
Jack Wilson ss
Jason Kendall c
Raul Mondesi lf
Rob Mackowiak 3b
Craig Wilson rf
Carlos Rivera 1b
Jose Castillo 2b
Ryan Vogelsong p


WP: Aaron Harang (2-0)
LP: Ryan Vogelsong (1-3)
Sv: Danny Graves (10)
HR: CIN - Sean Casey (3). PIT - Craig Wilson (5).

cumberlandreds
04-27-2009, 08:56 AM
35 years ago (1974), a 4-3 win at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.

Cincinnati
Pete Rose lf
Joe Morgan 2b
Dave Concepcion ss
Tony Perez 1b
Johnny Bench c
George Foster cf
Merv Rettenmund rf
Andy Kosco 3b
Don Gullett p

St. Louis
Lou Brock lf
Ted Sizemore 2b
Reggie Smith rf
Ted Simmons c
Joe Torre 1b
Ken Reitz 3b
Luis Melendez cf
Mike Tyson ss
John Curtis p


WP: Don Gullett (2-1)
LP: John Curtis (1-3)
Sv: Pedro Borbon (3)
HR: STL - Reggie Smith (4).

Andy Kosco at 3rd? The Reds must have been desperate to find a 3rd baseman. I don't remember him playing 3rd at all.

cumberlandreds
04-27-2009, 08:57 AM
50 years ago (1959), an 11-10 win at Crosley Field vs. the Braves.

Milwaukee Braves
Jim Pisoni cf
Eddie Mathews 3b
Hank Aaron rf
Joe Adcock 1b
Wes Covington lf
Del Crandall c
Johnny Logan ss
Felix Mantilla 2b
Lew Burdette p

Cincinnati
Johnny Temple 2b
Vada Pinson cf
Jerry Lynch lf
Frank Robinson 1b
Gus Bell rf
Frank J. Thomas 3b
Ed Bailey c
Roy McMillan ss
Joe Nuxhall p


WP: Bob Purkey (3-1)
LP: Warren Spahn (2-2)
HR: MIL - Hank Aaron (4). CIN - Frank Thomas (2).

Reds reliever Willard Schmidt, who relieved Joe Nuxhall in the third inning, set a major-league record as a batter in the bottom of the third, as he was hit by a pitch twice in one inning. He remained in the game--however, he left the game in the top of the fourth inning after Braves SS Johnny Logan lined a single off Schmidt's pitching hand.

Talk about bad luck! I think I would gone straight home and went to bed after this. I had never heard about this before now. Really an amazing turn of events.

Big Klu
04-27-2009, 08:59 AM
Andy Kosco at 3rd? The Reds must have been desperate to find a 3rd baseman. I don't remember him playing 3rd at all.

I did a double-take on that, too.