Originally Posted by westofyou
That's more happy birthday to professional baseball, that team disbanded and most of them moved to Boston and eventually became the Boston NL team. The Next Reds were formed in August of 1875 and played in the 1876 NL Season. But that team was booted from the NL in October of 1880. The current incarnation of the Reds was born on 11-2-1881. Making them currently 123 years old, making them and the Cardinals and the Pirates the 3rd oldest franchises after Atlanta and Chicago.
Just out of curiosity- using this logic do you disagree with the Reds inducting the Wright brother into the Hall of Fame this summer?