Re: Sad day for Reds Fans- Joe has Rounded 3rd and headed home!Joe passed away overni
Baseball Almanac lists three different numbers for Joe. #43 during his debut with the Reds in 1944 and #39 every season afterwards except for the 1961. He wore #33 with the Royals.
An interesting historical note. Joe Nuxhall wasn't the only left hander to make his debut for the Reds on June 10, 1944. Jake Eisenhart faced two batters, walking one, in a third of an inning during the same game. He was released by the Reds fourteen days later and never pitched again. He was the ripe old age of 21 at the time.
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--Former Reds GM Wayne Krivsky, on why he didn't fly Josh Hamilton to Colorado for one game.
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