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Big Klu
06-01-2012, 01:56 AM
90 years ago (1922), an 11-2 loss at Forbes Field in Pittsburgh.

Cincinnati
George Burns cf
Jake Daubert 1b
Greasy Neale lf
George Harper rf
Bubbles Hargrave c
Sam Bohne 2b
Ike Caveney ss
Babe Pinelli 3b
Johnny Couch p

Pittsburgh
Rabbit Maranville ss
Max Carey cf
Carson Bigbee lf
Cotton Tierney 2b
Pie Traynor 3b
Walter Mueller rf
Charlie Grimm 1b
Johnny Gooch c
Earl Hamilton p


WP: Earl Hamilton (2-0)
LP: Johnny Couch (5-1)
HR: None.

Earl Hamilton pitched a complete-game nine-hitter to get the win for the Pirates. Reds C Red Lutz made his first and only major-league appearance in this game. He doubled in his only at-bat.

Big Klu
06-01-2012, 02:14 AM
85 years ago (1927), a 1-0 loss at Sportsman's Park in St. Louis.

Cincinnati
Chuck Dressen 3b
Cuckoo Christensen cf
Curt Walker rf
Wally Pipp 1b
Rube Bressler lf
Val Picinich c
Pee-Wee Wanninger ss
Babe Pinelli 2b
Jakie May p

St. Louis
Taylor Douthit cf
Frankie Frisch 2b
Jim Bottomley 1b
Chick Hafey lf
Wattie Holm rf
Les Bell 3b
Frank Snyder c
Tommy Thevenow ss
Bob McGraw p


WP: Bob McGraw (1-2)
LP: Jakie May (1-4)
HR: STL - Taylor Douthit (3).

Bob McGraw pitched a five-hit shutout with 5 K's to get the win for the Cardinals. Jakie May pitched a complete-game seven-hitter with 5 K's in a losing effort for the Reds.

Big Klu
06-01-2012, 02:27 AM
80 years ago (1932), a 4-1 loss at Forbes Field in Pittsburgh.

Cincinnati
Taylor Douthit cf
George Grantham 2b
Babe Herman rf
Chick Hafey lf
Ernie Lombardi c
Harry Heilmann 1b
Wally Gilbert 3b
Jo-Jo Morrissey ss
Red Lucas p

Pittsburgh
Lloyd Waner cf
Paul Waner rf
Arky Vaughan ss
Dave Barbee lf
Gus Suhr 1b
Tony Piet 2b
Tommy Thevenow 3b
Earl Grace c
Larry French p


WP: Larry French (5-8)
LP: Red Lucas (7-3)
HR: None.

Larry French pitched a complete-game ten-hitter to get the win for the Pirates. Red Lucas pitched a complete-game nine-hitter in a losing effort for the Reds. 1B/coach Harry Heilmann, who had been a former star with the Tigers, made his final major-league appearance for the Reds in this game. Heilmann, who played 17 years in the big leagues (15 in Detroit and 2 in Cincinnati), finished his career with a .342 batting average--which is currently the 12th-highest career BA in MLB history.

Big Klu
06-01-2012, 02:42 AM
75 years ago (1937), the Reds split a doubleheader at Crosley Field vs. the Pirates--winning the opener 8-3, and losing the nightcap 7-5.

First Game
Pittsburgh
Lloyd Waner cf
Woody Jensen lf
Paul Waner rf
Arky Vaughan ss
Gus Suhr 1b
Al Todd c
Lee Handley 2b
Pep Young 3b
Joe Bowman p

Cincinnati
Hub Walker lf
Kiki Cuyler cf
Ival Goodman rf
Buck Jordan 1b
Ernie Lombardi c
Lew Riggs 3b
Alex Kampouris 2b
Charlie Gelbert ss
Peaches Davis p


WP: Peaches Davis (2-3)
LP: Joe Bowman (5-2)
Sv: Lee Grissom (2)
HR: None.



Second Game
Pittsburgh
Lloyd Waner cf
Woody Jensen lf
Paul Waner rf
Arky Vaughan ss
Gus Suhr 1b
Lee Handley 2b
Pep Young 3b
Tom Padden c
Russ Bauers p

Cincinnati
Hub Walker lf
Kiki Cuyler cf
Ival Goodman rf
Buck Jordan 1b
Spud Davis c
Lew Riggs 3b
Alex Kampouris 2b
Charlie Gelbert ss
Whitey Moore p


WP: Jim Tobin (1-0)
LP: Whitey Moore (0-3)
Sv: Waite Hoyt (2)
HR: PIT - Pep Young (1).

Future Reds beloved radio broadcaster Waite Hoyt earned the save for the Pirates in Game 2.

Big Klu
06-01-2012, 03:00 AM
70 years ago (1942), the Reds swept a doubleheader at Crosley Field vs. the Pirates--winning the opener 8-2, and the nightcap 3-0.

First Game
Pittsburgh
Johnny Barrett rf
Jimmy Wasdell 1b
Bob Elliott 3b
Babe Phelps c
Maurice Van Robays lf
Vince DiMaggio cf
Frankie Gustine 3b
Pete Coscarart ss
Rip Sewell p

Cincinnati
Eddie Joost ss
Lonny Frey 2b
Max Marshall rf
Bert Haas 1b
Gee Walker cf
Joe Abreu 3b
Dick West lf
Rollie Hemsley c
Bucky Walters p


WP: Bucky Walters (5-4)
LP: Rip Sewell (4-5)
HR: None.

In Game 1, Bucky Walters pitched a complete-game five-hitter with 7 K's to get the win for the Reds.



Second Game
Pittsburgh
Johnny Barrett rf
Jimmy Wasdell 1b
Bob Elliott 3b
Maurice Van Robays lf
Vince DiMaggio cf
Frankie Gustine 3b
Alf Anderson ss
Al Lopez c
Max Butcher p

Cincinnati
Eddie Joost ss
Lonny Frey 2b
Max Marshall rf
Bert Haas 1b
Gee Walker cf
Joe Abreu 3b
Clyde Vollmer lf
Ray Lamanno c
Ray Starr p


WP: Ray Starr (6-2)
LP: Max Butcher (4-5)
HR: CIN - Clyde Vollmer (1).

In Game 2, Ray Starr pitched a six-hit shutout to get the win for the Reds. Max Butcher pitched a complete-game five-hitter in a losing effort for the Pirates. Reds LF Clyde Vollmer made his major-league debut in this game, and homered in his first big-league at-bat.

Big Klu
06-01-2012, 03:09 AM
50 years ago (1962), a 7-4 win at Milwaukee County Stadium vs. the Braves.

Cincinnati
Leo Cardenas ss
Marty Keough cf
Frank Robinson rf
Jerry Lynch lf
Gordy Coleman 1b
Don Zimmer 3b
Johnny Edwards c
Don Blasingame 2b
Bob Purkey p

Milwaukee Braves
Roy McMillan ss
Eddie Mathews 3b
Hank Aaron cf
Mack Jones rf
Tommie Aaron 1b
Gus Bell lf
Joe Torre c
Denis Menke 2b
Carl Willey p


WP: Bob Purkey (9-1)
LP: Carl Willey (0-3)
HR: CIN - Frank Robinson (5). MIL - Hank Aaron (10).

Bob Purkey pitched a complete-game seven-hitter with 5 K's to get the win for the Reds.

Big Klu
06-01-2012, 03:16 AM
45 years ago (1967), a 6-5 loss at Crosley Field vs. the Cubs.

Chicago Cubs
Don Kessinger ss
Glenn Beckert 2b
Billy Williams lf
Ron Santo 3b
Ernie Banks 1b
Lee Thomas rf
Randy Hundley c
Adolfo Phillips cf
Rich Nye p

Cincinnati
Pete Rose lf
Tommy Helms 2b
Tony Perez 3b
Deron Johnson 1b
Don Pavletich c
Vada Pinson cf
Dick Simpson rf
Leo Cardenas ss
Milt Pappas p


WP: Rich Nye (3-3)
LP: Milt Pappas (4-3)
Sv: Cal Koonce (1)
HR: None.

Prior to the game, the Reds purchased the contract of RHP Bob Lee from the Dodgers.

Big Klu
06-01-2012, 03:24 AM
40 years ago (1972), a 12-4 win at the Astrodome in Houston.

Cincinnati
Pete Rose lf
Joe Morgan 2b
Bobby Tolan cf
Johnny Bench c
Tony Perez 1b
George Foster rf
Julian Javier 3b
Dave Concepcion ss
Gary Nolan p

Houston
Roger Metzger ss
Norm Miller rf
Jimmy Wynn cf
Lee May 1b
Bob Watson lf
Johnny Edwards c
Doug Rader 3b
Bobby Fenwick 2b
Dave A. Roberts p


WP: Gary Nolan (7-1)
LP: Dave A. Roberts (3-3)
HR: CIN - George Foster (1), Johnny Bench (9). HOU - Doug Rader (6).

Gary Nolan pitched a complete-game eight-hitter to get the win for the Reds.

Big Klu
06-01-2012, 03:31 AM
35 years ago (1977), a 5-3 win at Riverfront Stadium vs. the Braves.

Atlanta
Jerry Royster ss
Darrel Chaney 2b
Willie Montaņez 1b
Jeff Burroughs rf
Gary Matthews lf
Biff Pocoroba c
Junior Moore 3b
Barry Bonnell cf
Phil Niekro p

Cincinnati
Pete Rose 3b
Ken Griffey rf
Joe Morgan 2b
Johnny Bench c
Dan Driessen 1b
George Foster lf
Cesar Geronimo cf
Dave Concepcion ss
Gary Nolan p


WP: Dale Murray (3-1)
LP: Phil Niekro (2-8)
HR: CIN - Cesar Geronimo (4).

Big Klu
06-01-2012, 03:38 AM
30 years ago (1982), a 5-4 15-inning loss at Veterans Stadium in Philadelphia.

Cincinnati
Cesar Cedeņo cf
Ron Oester 2b
Dave Concepcion ss
Dan Driessen 1b
Mike Vail lf
Larry Biittner rf
Johnny Bench 3b
Alex Treviņo c
Mario Soto p

Philadelphia
Bob Dernier rf
Pete Rose 1b
Mike Schmidt 3b
Gary Matthews lf
Bo Diaz c
Garry Maddox cf
Luis Aguayo 2b
Ivan DeJesus ss
Larry Christenson p


WP: Sid Monge (2-0)
LP: Bob Shirley (2-3)
HR: CIN - Dan Driessen 2 (7).

Big Klu
06-01-2012, 03:46 AM
25 years ago (1987), a 5-2 win at Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh.

Cincinnati
Kurt Stillwell 3b
Barry Larkin ss
Eric Davis cf
Dave Parker rf
Kal Daniels lf
Bo Diaz c
Nick Esasky 1b
Dave Concepcion 2b
Ted Power p

Pittsburgh
Barry Bonds lf
Andy Van Slyke cf
Johnny Ray 2b
Sid Bream 1b
R.J. Reynolds rf
Bobby Bonilla 3b
Mike LaValliere c
Rafael Belliard ss
Doug Drabek p


WP: Ted Power (4-2)
LP: Doug Drabek (1-3)
Sv: John Franco (9)
HR: CIN - Dave Parker (12).

Big Klu
06-01-2012, 03:55 AM
20 years ago (1992), a 6-2 loss at Riverfront Stadium vs. Les Expos.

Montreal
Marquis Grissom cf
Delino DeShields 2b
Matt Stairs lf
Tim Wallach 3b
Gary Carter c
Archi Cianfrocco 1b
Darren Reed rf
Tom Foley ss
Chris Nabholz p

Cincinnati
Billy Hatcher lf
Reggie Sanders cf
Barry Larkin ss
Chris Sabo 3b
Darnell Coles 1b
Glenn Braggs rf
Freddie Benavides 2b
Joe Oliver c
Jose Rijo p


WP: Chris Nabholz (3-4)
LP: Jose Rijo (1-4)
HR: MON - Gary Carter (3), Darren Reed (2).

Big Klu
06-01-2012, 04:03 AM
15 years ago (1997), a 7-4 loss at Wrigley Field in Chicago.

Cincinnati
Deion Sanders cf
Curtis Goodwin lf
Hal Morris 1b
Barry Larkin ss
Eddie Taubensee c
Lenny Harris rf
Bret Boone 2b
Jeff Branson 3b
Mike Morgan p

Chicago Cubs
Brian McRae cf
Brant Brown lf
Mark Grace 1b
Sammy Sosa rf
Tyler Houston c
Shawon Dunston ss
Ryne Sandberg 2b
Kevin Orie 3b
Kevin Foster p


WP: Kevin Foster (7-3)
LP: Mike Morgan (2-5)
Sv: Mel Rojas (5)
HR: CIN - Barry Larkin (3).

Big Klu
06-01-2012, 04:15 AM
10 years ago (2002), a 7-0 loss at Riverfront Stadium vs. the Braves.

Atlanta
Rafael Furcal ss
Julio Franco 1b
Gary Sheffield rf
Chipper Jones lf
Andruw Jones cf
Vinny Castilla 3b
Henry Blanco c
Jesse Garcia 2b
Greg Maddux p

Cincinnati
Todd Walker 2b
Juan Encarnacion rf
Ken Griffey Jr. cf
Adam Dunn lf
Sean Casey 1b
Aaron Boone 3b
Barry Larkin ss
Corky Miller c
Chris Reitsma p


WP: Greg Maddux (6-2)
LP: Chris Reitsma (3-2)
HR: None.

Greg Maddux, Kevin Gryboski, Kerry Ligtenberg, and Chris Hammond combined on a four-hit shutout with 8 K's for the Braves. The only hits for the Reds were a two-out bunt single by Ken Griffey Jr. in the fourth inning, a two-out single by Barry Larkin in the fifth, a leadoff single by Larkin in the eighth, and a two-out pinch-hit bunt single by Wilton Guerrero in the eighth.

Big Klu
06-01-2012, 04:22 AM
Five years ago (2007), a 10-2 loss at Minute Maid Park in Houston.

Cincinnati
Norris Hopper cf
Scott Hatteberg 1b
Ken Griffey Jr. rf
Brandon Phillips 2b
Adam Dunn lf
Alex Gonzalez ss
Edwin Encarnacion 3b
David Ross c
Bronson Arroyo p

Houston
Craig Biggio 2b
Mark Loretta 3b
Lance Berkman 1b
Carlos Lee lf
Hunter Pence cf
Luke Scott rf
Adam Everett ss
Brad Ausmus c
Woody Williams p


WP: Woody Williams (2-7)
LP: Bronson Arroyo (2-6)
HR: HOU - Lance Berkman (6).