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Big Klu
07-11-2009, 11:42 AM
55 years ago (1954), the Reds split a doubleheader at Crosley Field vs. the Braves--winning the opener 6-5, and losing the nightcap 6-5.

First Game
Milwaukee Braves
Bill Bruton cf
Johnny Logan ss
Hank Aaron lf
Eddie Mathews 3b
George Metkovich 1b
Andy Pafko rf
Danny O'Connell 2b
Del Crandall c
Gene Conley p

Cincinnati
Chuck Harmon 3b
Roy McMillan ss
Gus Bell cf
Ted Kluszewski 1b
Jim Greengrass lf
Wally Post rf
Johnny Temple 2b
Ed Bailey c
Art Fowler p


WP: Jackie Collum (5-1)
LP: Gene Conley (7-4)
Sv: Howie Judson (1)
HR: MIL - Andy Pafko (9), George Metkovich (1). CIN - Gus Bell (11), Ted Kluszewski (22).



Second Game
Milwaukee Braves
Bill Bruton cf
Johnny Logan ss
Hank Aaron lf
Eddie Mathews 3b
George Metkovich 1b
Andy Pafko rf
Danny O'Connell 2b
Charlie White c
Chet Nichols p

Cincinnati
Chuck Harmon 3b
Roy McMillan ss
Gus Bell cf
Ted Kluszewski 1b
Jim Greengrass lf
Wally Post rf
Johnny Temple 2b
Andy Seminick c
Corky Valentine p


WP: Ernie Johnson (1-1)
LP: Corky Valentine (7-8)
Sv: Bob Buhl (2)
HR: MIL - Andy Pafko (10). CIN - Gus Bell (12).

The Reds headed into the All-Star break with a 41-42 record.

Big Klu
07-11-2009, 11:51 AM
50 years ago (1959), a 5-3 loss at Crosley Field vs. the Giants.

San Francisco
Jim Davenport 3b
Willie Kirkland rf
Willie Mays cf
Orlando Cepeda 1b
Daryl Spencer 2b
Jackie Brandt lf
Hobie Landrith c
Eddie Bressoud ss
Johnny Antonelli p

Cincinnati
Johnny Temple 2b
Vada Pinson cf
Gus Bell rf
Frank Robinson 1b
Jim Pendleton 3b
Dutch Dotterer c
Frank J. Thomas lf
Eddie Kasko ss
Jim Brosnan p


WP: Johnny Antonelli (13-4)
LP: Jim Brosnan (3-5)
HR: SF - Eddie Bressoud (2).

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

Big Klu
07-11-2009, 12:01 PM
45 years ago (1964), a 3-1 win at Connie Mack Stadium in Philadelphia.

Cincinnati
Pete Rose 2b
Marty Keough rf
Vada Pinson cf
Frank Robinson lf
Deron Johnson 1b
Johnny Edwards c
Leo Cardenas ss
Steve Boros 3b
Joe Nuxhall p

Philadelphia
Tony Taylor 2b
Johnny Callison rf
Cookie Rojas cf
Dick Allen 3b
Danny Cater lf
Roy Sievers 1b
Clay Dalrymple c
Ruben Amaro ss
Jim Bunning p


WP: Joe Nuxhall (7-4)
LP: Jim Bunning (9-3)
Sv: Sammy Ellis (2)
HR: None.

Joe Nuxhall and Sammy Ellis combined on a five-hitter for the Reds.

Big Klu
07-11-2009, 12:20 PM
40 years ago (1969), a 13-2 loss at the Astrodome in Houston.

Cincinnati
Pete Rose rf
Jimmy Stewart 2b
Bobby Tolan cf
Tony Perez 3b
Lee May lf
Fred Whitfield 1b
Chico Ruiz ss
Pat Corrales c
Jim Maloney p

Houston
Sandy Valdespino lf
Joe Morgan 2b
Jimmy Wynn cf
Norm Miller rf
Curt Blefary 1b
Denis Menke ss
Johnny Edwards c
Doug Rader 3b
Don Wilson p


WP: Don Wilson (10-7)
LP: Jim Maloney (3-2)
HR: HOU - Doug Rader (6).

Don Wilson pitched a complete-game six-hitter with 10 K's to get the win for the Astros.

Big Klu
07-11-2009, 12:31 PM
35 years ago (1974), a 4-3 10-inning win at Wrigley Field in Chicago.

Cincinnati
Pete Rose lf
Dave Concepcion ss
Joe Morgan 2b
Johnny Bench 3b
Tony Perez 1b
George Foster cf
Merv Rettenmund rf
Bill Plummer c
Clay Kirby p

Chicago Cubs
Don Kessinger ss
Rick Monday cf
Jerry Morales rf
Billy Williams lf
Andre Thornton 1b
Bill Madlock 3b
Billy Grabarkewitz 2b
Steve Swisher c
Dave LaRoche p


WP: Pedro Borbon (7-5)
LP: Burt Hooton (3-7)
HR: CHI - Rick Monday (11).

Big Klu
07-11-2009, 12:39 PM
30 years ago (1979), a 6-1 win at Riverfront Stadium vs. the Cardinals.

St. Louis
Garry Templeton ss
Lou Brock lf
Jerry Mumphrey cf
Keith Hernandez 1b
George Hendrick rf
Terry Kennedy c
Ken Reitz 3b
Ken Oberkfell 2b
John Denny p

Cincinnati
Dave Collins rf
Junior Kennedy ss
Joe Morgan 2b
George Foster lf
Dan Driessen 1b
Johnny Bench c
Harry Spilman 3b
Cesar Geronimo cf
Mike LaCoss p


WP: Mike LaCoss (9-3)
LP: John Denny (4-7)
HR: None.

Mike LaCoss pitched a complete-game eight-hitter to get the win for the Reds.

Big Klu
07-11-2009, 12:49 PM
10 years ago (1999), a 9-4 win at Jacobs Field in Cleveland.

Cincinnati
Pokey Reese 2b
Jeffrey Hammonds rf
Sean Casey 1b
Greg Vaughn dh
Barry Larkin ss
Eddie Taubensee c
Dmitri Young lf
Mike Cameron cf
Aaron Boone 3b

Brett Tomko p

Cleveland
Kenny Lofton cf
Omar Vizquel ss
Roberto Alomar dh
Manny Ramirez rf
David Justice lf
Jim Thome 1b
Enrique Wilson 3b
Einar Diaz c
John McDonald 2b

Jaret Wright p


WP: Danny Graves (6-3)
LP: Paul Shuey (5-4)
HR: CIN - Eddie Taubensee (9), Mike Cameron (10). CLE - David Justice (17).

The Reds headed into the All-Star break with a 49-36 record.

Big Klu
07-11-2009, 01:00 PM
Five years ago (2004), a 9-6 win at Miller Park in Milwaukee.

Cincinnati
D'Angelo Jimenez 2b
Juan Castro ss
Adam Dunn lf
Jacob Cruz rf
Jason LaRue c
Wily Mo Peņa cf
Tim Hummel 1b
Brandon Larson 3b
Jose Acevedo p

Milwaukee Brewers
Scott Podsednik cf
Craig Counsell ss
Geoff Jenkins lf
Lyle Overbay 1b
Keith Ginter 2b
Brady Clark rf
Wes Helms 3b
Gary Bennett c
Victor Santos p


WP: Todd Jones (7-2)
LP: Dan Kolb (0-1)
Sv: Danny Graves (33)
HR: CIN - Wily Mo Peņa 2 (10), Jason LaRue (8). MIL - Lyle Overbay (10).

The Reds headed into the All-Star break with a 47-41 record.

MrCinatit
07-11-2009, 05:10 PM
Five years ago (2004), a 9-6 win at Miller Park in Milwaukee.

Cincinnati
D'Angelo Jimenez 2b
Juan Castro ss
Adam Dunn lf
Jacob Cruz rf
Jason LaRue c
Wily Mo Peņa cf
Tim Hummel 1b
Brandon Larson 3b
Jose Acevedo p

Milwaukee Brewers
Scott Podsednik cf
Craig Counsell ss
Geoff Jenkins lf
Lyle Overbay 1b
Keith Ginter 2b
Brady Clark rf
Wes Helms 3b
Gary Bennett c
Victor Santos p


WP: Todd Jones (7-2)
LP: Dan Kolb (0-1)
Sv: Danny Graves (33)
HR: CIN - Wily Mo Peņa 2 (10), Jason LaRue (8). MIL - Lyle Overbay (10).

The Reds headed into the All-Star break with a 47-41 record.

And, man, did things go way south after that one.
What is remarkable at looking back at all of these games is the amount of doubleheaders decreases pretty rapidly, decade by decade.