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    Best Cincinnati Red Player Of All-time?

    Some great ones here but I want to know who is the best Cincinnati Reds player (current or retired) in the history of the Reds?
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    Re: Best Cincinnati Red Player Of All-time?

    Peter Edward Rose.

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    Joe Morgan
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    Tough question, as there are so many variables. Position player or pitcher? You also have to take into consideration the eras in which guys played. In 1987, Eric Davis had one of the best seasons of any Reds player ever, and were it not for injuries, he was primed to be one of the greatest, IMO
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    Re: Best Cincinnati Red Player Of All-time?

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    Re: Best Cincinnati Red Player Of All-time?

    Peter Edward Rose
    Frank Robinson
    Johnny Bench

    In no particular order.

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    Johnny Bench.

    Changed the postion, had no defensive equal and could hit like no other catcher, talented enough to play CF and dwarf the averages of his peers at catcher.

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    Re: Best Cincinnati Red Player Of All-time?

    Quote Originally Posted by westofyou
    Johnny Bench.

    Changed the postion, had no defensive equal and could hit like no other catcher, talented enough to play CF and dwarf the averages of his peers at catcher.


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    Re: Best Cincinnati Red Player Of All-time?

    Frank Robinson

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    Re: Best Cincinnati Red Player Of All-time?

    Pete Rose
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    Re: Best Cincinnati Red Player Of All-time?

    Pete Rose hands down...with frank Robinson a close second (although we missed many of his best years thanks to GM Bill DeWitt).

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    I lean towards Bench, but I can't argue with anyone who'd say Morgan or Rose.

    Robinson falls just short, IMO, because he spent too many of his prime years in another city.

    Larkin would get fifth-place from me.
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    Re: Best Cincinnati Red Player Of All-time?

    Since he was my all time favorite player I am bound to say Eric Davis but trying not to be biased I will have to go with Johnny Bench.


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