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Big Klu
05-16-2009, 02:20 AM
55 years ago (1954), the Reds split a doubleheader at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn--losing the opener 4-2, and winning the nightcap 7-2.

First Game
Cincinnati
Bobby Adams 3b
Roy McMillan ss
Gus Bell cf
Ted Kluszewski 1b
Jim Greengrass lf
Johnny Temple 2b
Wally Post rf
Andy Seminick c
Herm Wehmeier p

Brooklyn
Pee Wee Reese ss
Junior Gilliam 2b
Duke Snider cf
Jackie Robinson lf
Gil Hodges 1b
Carl Furillo rf
Billy Cox 3b
Rube Walker c
Preacher Roe p


WP: Preacher Roe (1-2)
LP: Herm Wehmeier (0-1)
Sv: Jim Hughes (5)
HR: BRO - Gil Hodges (8).

In Game 1, Dodgers 1B Gil Hodges hit a grand slam with one out in the sixth inning to break a scoreless tie.



Second Game
Cincinnati
Chuck Harmon 3b
Roy McMillan ss
Gus Bell cf
Ted Kluszewski 1b
Jim Greengrass lf
Johnny Temple 2b
Wally Post rf
Hobie Landrith c
Bud Podbielan p

Brooklyn
Pee Wee Reese ss
Junior Gilliam 2b
Duke Snider cf
Jackie Robinson lf
Gil Hodges 1b
Carl Furillo rf
Billy Cox 3b
Tim Thompson c
Russ Meyer p


WP: Bud Podbielan (3-1)
LP: Russ Meyer (2-2)
HR: None.

In Game 2, Bud Podbielan pitched a complete-game seven-hitter with 8 K's to get the win for the Reds.

Big Klu
05-16-2009, 02:21 AM
50 years ago (1959), a 9-2 loss at Seals Stadium in San Francisco.

Cincinnati
Johnny Temple 2b
Vada Pinson cf
Frank Robinson lf
Frank J. Thomas 3b
Pete Whisenant rf
Walt Dropo 1b
Roy McMillan ss
Dutch Dotterer c
Brooks Lawrence p

San Francisco
Andre Rodgers ss
Willie Kirkland rf
Willie Mays cf
Leon Wagner lf
Orlando Cepeda 1b
Daryl Spencer 2b
Jim Davenport 3b
Bob Schmidt c
Johnny Antonelli p


WP: Johnny Antonelli (5-2)
LP: Brooks Lawrence (3-3)
HR: SF - Orlando Cepeda (7).

Johnny Antonelli pitched a complete-game six-hitter to get the win for the Giants.

Big Klu
05-16-2009, 02:22 AM
45 years ago (1964), a 5-2 win at Wrigley Field in Chicago.

Cincinnati
Pete Rose 2b
Bob Skinner lf
Vada Pinson cf
Gordy Coleman 1b
Frank Robinson rf
Leo Cardenas ss
Johnny Edwards c
Steve Boros 3b
Joe Nuxhall p

Chicago Cubs
Jimmy Stewart 2b
Lou Brock rf
Billy Williams lf
Ron Santo 3b
Ernie Banks 1b
Andre Rodgers ss
Dick Bertell c
Billy Cowan cf
Glen Hobbie p


WP: Joe Nuxhall (3-2)
LP: Glen Hobbie (0-1)
HR: CIN - Johnny Edwards (2), Bob Skinner (2), Gordy Coleman (2). CHI - Jimmy Stewart (2).

Joe Nuxhall pitched a complete-game eight-hitter with 6 K's to get the win for the Reds.

Big Klu
05-16-2009, 02:22 AM
40 years ago (1969), a 10-9 loss at Crosley Field vs. the Mets.

New York Mets
Tommie Agee cf
Wayne Garrett 3b
Ken Boswell 2b
Cleon Jones lf
Art Shamsky rf
Ed Kranepool 1b
J.C. Martin c
Bud Harrelson ss
Tug McGraw p

Cincinnati
Pete Rose cf
Bobby Tolan rf
Alex Johnson lf
Tony Perez 3b
Lee May 1b
Tommy Helms 2b
Pat Corrales c
Darrel Chaney ss
Jack Fisher p


WP: Cal Koonce (2-3)
LP: George Culver (2-4)
HR: CIN - Lee May (8), Jimmy Stewart (1), Johnny Bench (5).

Big Klu
05-16-2009, 02:22 AM
30 years ago (1979), a 7-0 win at Riverfront Stadium vs. the Padres.

San Diego
Gene Richards cf
Mike Hargrove 1b
Jerry Turner lf
Dave Winfield rf
Kurt Bevacqua 3b
Bill Fahey c
Fernando Gonzalez 2b
Bill Almon ss
Steve Mura p

Cincinnati
Ken Griffey cf
Junior Kennedy 2b
Champ Summers rf
George Foster lf
Dan Driessen 1b
Ray Knight 3b
Rick Auerbach ss
Vic Correll c
Bill Bonham p


WP: Bill Bonham (2-0)
LP: Steve Mura (2-2)
HR: CIN - Vic Correll (1).

Bill Bonham and Pedro Borbon combined on a seven-hit shutout for the Reds, and backup catcher Vic Correll hit the final home run of his major-league career.

Big Klu
05-16-2009, 02:23 AM
25 years ago (1984), a 10-4 loss at Riverfront vs. the Cubs.

Chicago Cubs
Bob Dernier cf
Ryne Sandberg 2b
Gary Matthews lf
Leon Durham 1b
Mel Hall rf
Ron Cey 3b
Jody Davis c
Tom Veryzer ss
Steve Trout p

Cincinnati
Gary Redus lf
Eddie Milner cf
Cesar Cedeño 1b
Dave Parker rf
Nick Esasky 3b
Dave Concepcion ss
Ron Oester 2b
Dann Bilardello c
Jeff Russell p


WP: Steve Trout (4-2)
LP: Jeff Russell (2-4)
HR: CHI - Leon Durham (7), Jody Davis (4), Ron Cey (6).

Big Klu
05-16-2009, 02:23 AM
20 years ago (1989), a 5-0 loss at Riverfront vs. the Pirates.

Pittsburgh
Barry Bonds lf
Jose Lind 2b
Andy Van Slyke cf
Bobby Bonilla 3b
Glenn Wilson rf
Sid Bream 1b
Rey Quiñones ss
Junior Ortiz c
Randy Kramer p

Cincinnati
Chris Sabo 3b
Herm Winningham cf
Barry Larkin ss
Paul O'Neill rf
Todd Benzinger 1b
Ken Griffey lf
Jeff Reed c
Ron Oester 2b
Rick Mahler p


WP: Randy Kramer (1-1)
LP: Rick Mahler (5-4)
HR: None.

Randy Kramer pitched a no-hitter through 7.2 innings, and finished with a one-hit shutout to get the win for the Pirates. The only hit for the Reds was a two-out double by Ron Oester in the eighth inning.

Big Klu
05-16-2009, 02:24 AM
10 years ago (1999), a 3-0 win at Riverfront vs. the Padres.

San Diego
Quilvio Veras 2b
Reggie Sanders cf
Tony Gwynn rf
John Vander Wal lf
Greg Myers c
Dave Magadan 1b
George Arias 3b
Chris Gomez ss
Woody Williams p

Cincinnati
Mike Cameron cf
Barry Larkin ss
Sean Casey 1b
Greg Vaughn lf
Michael Tucker rf
Eddie Taubensee c
Mark Lewis 3b
Pokey Reese 2b
Brett Tomko p


WP: Brett Tomko (1-1)
LP: Woody Williams (1-2)
Sv: Scott Williamson (3)
HR: CIN - Mike Cameron 2 (5).

Brett Tomko pitched 8.2 innings of four-hit shutout baseball with 8 K's to get the win, and rookie Scott Williamson came on to retire the only batter he faced for the save. The only hits for the Padres were a two-out double by Quilvio Veras in the third inning, a one-out single by Veras in the sixth, a one-out single by Tony Gwynn in the ninth, and a two-out single by Greg Myers in the ninth.

Big Klu
05-16-2009, 02:24 AM
Five years ago (2004), a 6-3 win at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.

Cincinnati
Ryan Freel lf
D'Angelo Jimenez 2b
Ken Griffey Jr. cf
Adam Dunn 1b
Jason LaRue c
Jacob Cruz rf
Tim Hummel 3b
Juan Castro ss
Aaron Harang p

Los Angeles
Jason Grabowski lf
Cesar Izturis ss
Milton Bradley cf
Shawn Green rf
Adrian Beltre 3b
Paul Lo Duca 1b
David Ross c
Alex Cora 2b
Jeff Weaver p


WP: Aaron Harang (4-1)
LP: Jeff Weaver (2-5)
Sv: Danny Graves (17)
HR: LA - David Ross (2), Jose Hernandez (4).

cincrazy
05-16-2009, 02:36 AM
Five years ago (2004), a 6-3 win at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.

Cincinnati
Ryan Freel lf
D'Angelo Jimenez 2b
Ken Griffey Jr. cf
Adam Dunn 1b
Jason LaRue c
Jacob Cruz rf
Tim Hummel 3b
Juan Castro ss
Aaron Harang p

Los Angeles
Jason Grabowski lf
Cesar Izturis ss
Milton Bradley cf
Shawn Green rf
Adrian Beltre 3b
Paul Lo Duca 1b
David Ross c
Alex Cora 2b
Jeff Weaver p


WP: Aaron Harang (4-1)
LP: Jeff Weaver (2-5)
Sv: Danny Graves (17)
HR: LA - David Ross (2), Jose Hernandez (4).

Yikes. What a horrific lineup that was. Jacob Cruz. That's a name I haven't heard in a while. He almost killed me with a foul ball that year. Only hard hit ball all year for him :)