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Big Klu
08-01-2009, 02:11 PM
55 years ago (1954), the Reds were swept in a doubleheader at the Polo Grounds in Upper Manhattan vs. the Giants--losing the opener 9-4, and the nightcap 5-0.

First Game
Cincinnati
Chuck Harmon 3b
Roy McMillan ss
Ted Kluszewski 1b
Bob Borkowski rf
Gus Bell cf
Jim Greengrass lf
Andy Seminick c
Rocky Bridges 2b
Harry Perkowski p

New York Giants
Whitey Lockman 1b
Alvin Dark ss
Hank Thompson 3b
Monte Irvin lf
Don Mueller rf
Willie Mays cf
Davey Williams 2b
Wes Westrum c
Johnny Antonelli p


WP: Johnny Antonelli (16-2)
LP: Frank Smith (4-4)
Sv: Marv Grissom (13)
HR: CIN - Ted Kluszewski (29), Roy McMillan (4). NY - Alvin Dark (11), Dusty Rhodes (9), Hank Thompson (18), Ray Katt (4).



Second Game
Cincinnati
Chuck Harmon 3b
Roy McMillan ss
Ted Kluszewski 1b
Bob Borkowski rf
Gus Bell cf
Jim Greengrass lf
Hobie Landrith c
Rocky Bridges 2b
Art Fowler p

New York Giants
Whitey Lockman 1b
Alvin Dark ss
Hank Thompson 3b
Dusty Rhodes lf
Don Mueller rf
Willie Mays cf
Davey Williams 2b
Wes Westrum c
Jim Hearn p


WP: Jim Hearn (8-6)
LP: Art Fowler (8-6)
HR: None.

In Game 2, Jim Hearn pitched a six-hit shutout to get the win for the Giants.

Big Klu
08-01-2009, 02:20 PM
50 years ago (1959), a 12-3 win at Crosley Field vs. the Cubs.

Chicago Cubs
Tony Taylor 2b
Alvin Dark 3b
Jim Marshall 1b
Ernie Banks ss
Walt Moryn lf
Sammy Taylor c
Bobby Thomson rf
George Altman cf
Glen Hobbie p

Cincinnati
Johnny Temple 2b
Vada Pinson cf
Gus Bell rf
Frank Robinson 1b
Jerry Lynch lf
Ed Bailey c
Roy McMillan ss
Eddie Kasko 3b
Bob Purkey p


WP: Bob Purkey (10-10)
LP: Glen Hobbie (11-9)
HR: CIN - Vada Pinson (14), Bob Purkey (1), Jerry Lynch (13).

Bob Purkey pitched a complete-game six-hitter with 6 K's to get the win for the Reds, and also was 2-for-4 with a grand slam and a double.

Big Klu
08-01-2009, 03:01 PM
45 years ago (1964), a 6-5 win at Sportsman's Park in St. Louis.

Cincinnati
Pete Rose 2b
Vada Pinson cf
Frank Robinson rf
Deron Johnson lf
Gordy Coleman 1b
Don Pavletich c
Leo Cardenas ss
Steve Boros 3b
Joey Jay p

St. Louis
Curt Flood cf
Lou Brock lf
Dick Groat ss
Ken Boyer 3b
Bill White 1b
Mike Shannon rf
Julian Javier 2b
Tim McCarver c
Bob Gibson p


WP: Joey Jay (6-8)
LP: Bob Gibson (8-9)
Sv: Sammy Ellis (6)
HR: CIN - Mel Queen (2).

Reds rookie OF Mel Queen hit a three-run pinch-hit homer in the seventh inning off Bob Gibson for the final home run of his career. In 1966, Queen would be converted into a pitcher.

Big Klu
08-01-2009, 03:09 PM
40 years ago (1969), a 7-6 win at Connie Mack Stadium in Philadelphia.

Cincinnati
Pete Rose rf
Bobby Tolan cf
Alex Johnson lf
Tony Perez 3b
Lee May 1b
Johnny Bench c
Woody Woodward ss
Chico Ruiz 2b
Tony Cloninger p

Philadelphia
Tony Taylor 2b
Larry Hisle cf
Dick Allen 1b
Johnny Callison rf
Deron Johnson 3b
Don Money ss
Rich Barry lf
Mike Ryan c
Woodie Fryman p


WP: Tony Cloninger (8-13)
LP: Woodie Fryman (8-7)
Sv: Wayne Granger (14)
HR: CIN - Alex Johnson (11). PHI - Dick Allen (22).

Big Klu
08-01-2009, 03:20 PM
35 years ago (1974), a 9-7 win at Candlestick Park in San Francisco.

Cincinnati
Cesar Geronimo cf
Pete Rose lf
Joe Morgan 2b
Johnny Bench c
Tony Perez 1b
Dan Driessen 3b
Dave Concepcion ss
Ken Griffey rf
Tom Carroll p

San Francisco
Bobby Bonds rf
Chris Arnold 2b
Gary Thomasson cf
Ed Goodson 1b
Gary Matthews lf
Chris Speier ss
Bruce Miller 3b
Ken Rudolph c
Charlie Williams p


WP: Clay Carroll (6-3)
LP: Ron Bryant (2-12)
HR: CIN - Joe Morgan (15), Tony Perez (20), Johnny Bench (20). SF - Ed Goodson (4), Bobby Bonds (14).

Big Klu
08-01-2009, 03:26 PM
30 years ago (1979), a 10-5 win at Riverfront Stadium vs. the Dodgers.

Los Angeles
Derrel Thomas cf
Bill Russell ss
Steve Garvey 1b
Ron Cey 3b
Dusty Baker lf
Joe Ferguson rf
Steve Yeager c
Ted Martinez 2b
Charlie Hough p

Cincinnati
Dave Collins lf
Junior Kennedy 2b
Dave Concepcion ss
Dan Driessen 1b
Ray Knight 3b
Hector Cruz rf
Cesar Geronimo cf
Vic Correll c
Mike LaCoss p


WP: Mike LaCoss (11-4)
LP: Charlie Hough (2-3)
Sv: Tom Hume (6)
HR: LA - Steve Garvey (16).

Big Klu
08-01-2009, 03:36 PM
25 years ago (1984), a 6-3 win at Riverfront vs. the Giants.

San Francisco
Chili Davis cf
Bob Brenly 1b
Dusty Baker rf
Jeffrey Leonard lf
Joel Youngblood 3b
Steve Nicosia c
Johnnie LeMaster ss
Brad Wellman 2b
Bill Laskey p

Cincinnati
Gary Redus cf
Ron Oester 2b
Dave Concepcion 3b
Dave Parker rf
Nick Esasky 1b
Duane Walker lf
Brad Gulden c
Tom Foley ss
Joe Price p


WP: Joe Price (5-7)
LP: Gary Lavelle (3-4)
HR: SF - Bob Brenly (12). CIN - Gary Redus (6), Nick Esasky (8).

Joe Price pitched a complete-game four-hitter with 7 K's to get the win for the Reds. The only hits for the Giants were a one-out single by Bob Brenly in the fourth inning, a leadoff single by Joel Youngblood followed by an RBI double by Steve Nicosia in the fifth, and a one-out solo homer by Brenly in the sixth.

Big Klu
08-01-2009, 03:44 PM
20 years ago (1989), a 5-0 loss at Riverfront vs. the Astros.

Houston
Craig Biggio c
Rafael Ramirez ss
Bill Doran 2b
Glenn Davis 1b
Ken Caminiti 3b
Eric Anthony rf
Billy Hatcher lf
Gerald Young cf
Rick Rhoden p

Cincinnati
Jeff Richardson ss
Scotti Madison 3b
Eric Davis cf
Ken Griffey lf
Rolando Roomes rf
Todd Benzinger 1b
Jeff Reed c
Ron Oester 2b
Tim Leary p


WP: Rick Rhoden (1-3)
LP: Tim Leary (7-9)
HR: HOU - Glenn Davis (23).

Rick Rhoden, Larry Andersen, and Dave Smith combined on a seven-hit shutout for the Astros.

Big Klu
08-01-2009, 03:54 PM
15 years ago (1994), a 4-3 win at Candlestick Park in San Francisco.

Cincinnati
Deion Sanders cf
Barry Larkin ss
Hal Morris 1b
Kevin Mitchell lf
Brian R. Hunter rf
Tony Fernandez 3b
Bret Boone 2b
Eddie Taubensee c
Erik Hanson p

San Francisco
Darren Lewis cf
John Patterson 2b
Barry Bonds lf
Matt Williams 3b
Darryl Strawberry rf
Dave Martinez 1b
Royce Clayton ss
Kirt Manwaring c
Billy Swift p


WP: Johnny Ruffin (7-2)
LP: Dave Burba (2-6)
Sv: Jeff Brantley (13)
HR: CIN - Hal Morris (10), Bret Boone (11), Brian R. Hunter (14). SF - Matt Williams (41).

Big Klu
08-01-2009, 04:01 PM
10 years ago (1999), a 9-1 win at Riverfront vs. the Giants.

San Francisco
Marvin Benard cf
Ramon E. Martinez 2b
J.T. Snow 1b
Barry Bonds lf
Stan Javier rf
Bill Mueller 3b
Rich Aurilia ss
Brent Mayne c
Russ Ortiz p

Cincinnati
Michael Tucker cf
Dmitri Young rf
Sean Casey 1b
Greg Vaughn lf
Barry Larkin ss
Eddie Taubensee c
Aaron Boone 3b
Chris Stynes 2b
Brett Tomko p


WP: Brett Tomko (4-5)
LP: Russ Ortiz (12-7)
HR: None.

Brett Tomko pitched a complete-game six-hitter with 7 K's to get the win for the Reds.

Big Klu
08-01-2009, 04:10 PM
Five years ago (2004), a 7-5 loss at Great American Ball Park vs. the Astros.

Houston
Craig Biggio lf
Adam Everett ss
Carlos Beltran cf
Lance Berkman rf
Mike Lamb 1b
Jeff Kent 2b
Morgan Ensberg 3b
Raul Chavez c
Roy Oswalt p

Cincinnati
Ryan Freel 3b
D'Angelo Jimenez 2b
Sean Casey 1b
Adam Dunn lf
Wily Mo Peņa cf
Jacob Cruz rf
Jason LaRue c
Felipe Lopez ss
Paul Wilson p


WP: Roy Oswalt (11-8)
LP: John Riedling (4-3)
Sv: Brad Lidge (11)
HR: CIN - Jacob Cruz (3).

I was at this game. I remember being surprised by the home run off the bat of Jacob Cruz. The Reds coughed up a 5-3 lead by allowing three in the eighth and one in the ninth.