Cincinnati Reds in History

Events in Sport

  • 1869-03-15 Cincinnati Red Stockings become the 1st professional baseball team
  • 1869-04-17 1st pro baseball games-Cincinnati Reds 24, Cin amateurs 15
  • 1869-05-04 Cincinnati Reds play their 1st baseball game, win 45-9 against the Great Western Base Ball Club
  • 1869-05-04 Cincinnati Red Stockings play their first official game as the sport's first professional side against the Great Western Base Ball Club winning 45-9
  • 1869-06-02 Cleveland's Forest City play their 1st game (vs Cincinnati Red Stockings)
  • 1870-03-07 Cincinnati Red Stockings, 1st pro BB team, begin 8-mo tour of Midwest & East
  • 1870-06-14 All-pro Cincinnati Red Stockings suffer 1st loss in 130 games

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1891-05-01 Legendary pitcher Cy Young wins first game played at Cleveland's League Park; Cleveland Spiders 12, Cincinnati Redlegs 3

MLB Pitcher Cy Young
MLB Pitcher
Cy Young
  • 1894-05-30 Boston Beaneaters baseball second baseman Bobby Lowe first to hit 4 home runs in one game in win against Cincinnati Reds
  • 1894-06-15 Phillies beat Cincinnati Reds, 21-8
  • 1898-04-22 Cincinnati Red Theodore Breitenstein no-hits Pirates 11-0
  • 1901-06-09 NY Giants get record 31 hits to beat Cincinnati Reds 25-13
  • 1906-08-24 Cincinnati Red John Weimer no-hits Dodgers, 1-0 in 7 inning game
  • 1907-05-08 Boston's Big Jeff Pfeffer no-hits Cincinnati Reds, 6-0
  • 1913-10-24 Joe Tinker fired as Cincinnati Reds manager
  • 1914-07-19 Boston Braves begin drive from last to the NL pennant with a 3-2 win against the 2nd placed Cincinnati Reds

  • 1916-04-20 Chicago Cubs play their 1st game at Weeghman Park (now Wrigley Field) and beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-6
  • 1916-07-20 Giants trade Christy Mathewson to Cincinnati Reds
  • 1919-02-01 Brooklyn Robins trade former NL MVP Jake Daubert to Cincinnati Reds for outfielder Tommy Griffith; result of a salary grievance
  • 1919-05-11 Cincinnati Reds Hod Eller no-hits St Louis Cards, 6-0
  • 1919-10-01 Infamous 'Black Sox' Baseball World Series begins with Cincinnati Reds' Dutch Ruether pitching a 6-hitter and hitting 3 RBI on 2 triples and a single for a 9-1 rout of White Sox
  • 1920-10-02 Cincinnati Reds and Pittsburgh Pirates play first and only MLB triple header in the 20th century; Reds win the first two games, 13-4 and 7-3; Pirates avoid the sweep in the finale, 6-0
  • 1926-07-22 Cincinnati Reds right fielder Curt Walker ties National League record of 2 triples in an inning in a 13-1 rout of the Boston Braves
  • 1927-10-01 Pittsburgh Pirates with a team including 5 future Baseball Hall of Famers clinch NL pennant with 9-6 win v Cincinnati Reds; Pirates' last NL pennant until 1960
  • 1931-08-13 Cincinnati Red Tony Cuccinello goes 6 for 6

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1933-12-29 New York Yankees refuses to release Babe Ruth to manage the Cincinnati Reds

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • 1934-11-06 NFL Philadelphia Eagles beat Cincinnati Reds 64-0
  • 1935-05-08 Cincinnati Red Ernie Lombardi doubles in 6th, 7th, 8th & 9th beat Phils 15-4
  • 1938-06-11 Cincinnati Red Johnny Vander Meer no-hits Boston Braves, 3-0
  • 1938-06-15 1st night game at Brooklyn Ebbets Field (Reds 6, Dodgers 0) as Cincinnati Red Johnny Vander Meer hurls unprecedented 2nd consecutive no-hitter
  • 1938-06-26 Cincinnati Red Lonny Frey hits 8 doubles in a doubleheader
  • 1938-11-01 NL batting champion Ernie Lombardi of the Cincinnati Reds is named National League MVP; first catcher to win award; Boston Red Sox 1st baseman Jimmie Foxx takes AL award
  • 1939-08-26 1st major league baseball telecast on W2XBS- Cincinnati Reds defeat the Brooklyn Dodgers at Ebbets Field, Brooklyn
  • 1940-04-30 Brooklyn Dodger Tex Carleton no-hits Cincinnati Reds, 3-0
  • 1940-10-03 Cincinnati Reds' win Game 2 of the Baseball World Series, 5-2 v Detroit Tigers at Crosley Field; snap 10-game losing streak for NL going back to Game 6 in 1937; Reds win series, 4-3
  • 1940-10-08 Cincinnati Reds beat Detroit Tigers, 4 games to 3, in 37th World Series

  • 1941-06-01 Future Hall of Fame outfielder Mel Ott hits his 400th career HR and his 1,500th RBI to help New York Giants to a 3-2 win over the Cincinnati Reds
  • 1941-08-30 St Louis Card Lon Warneke no-hits Cincinnati Reds, 2-0
  • 1944-02-18 15-year-old Joe Nuxhall signs a contract to play baseball with the Cincinnati Reds just one day after playing in a high school basketball game; debuts later that year
  • 1944-05-15 Cincinnati Red Clyde Shoun no-hits Boston Braves, 1-0
  • 1944-06-10 Relief pitcher Joe Nuxhall at 15 years, 316 days, debuts for Cincinnati Reds; youngest player in MLB history; becomes All Star and broadcaster
  • 1944-08-10 Braves Red Barrett throws only 58 pitches to shut out Cincinnati Reds 2-0
  • 1947-06-18 Cincinnati Red Ewell Blackwell no-hits Boston Braves, 6-0
  • 1947-07-30 Cincinnati Reds' pitcher Ewell Blackwell record-breaking 16 game winning streak ends, losing to NY Giants 5-4
  • 1949-07-06 Cincinnati Reds catcher Walker Cooper goes 6 for 7, (3 HRs, 3 singles, 5 runs scored, 10 RBI) in 23-4 win v Chicago Cubs
  • 1952-05-21 Booklyn Dodgers score 15 runs in their 1st inning to beat Cincinnati Reds 19-1
  • 1952-07-28 Rogers Hornsby replaces Luke Sewell as Cincinnati Reds manager
  • 1953-04-13 1st game of Milwaukee Braves, they beat Cincinnati Reds 2-0
  • 1954-08-31 Cincinnati 1st baseman Ted Kluszewski hits 2 HRs in a 9-3 loss v Phillies; 1st Redleg to ever hit 40 MLB HRs, en route to season total 49
  • 1956-07-21 Cincinnati Reds pitcher Brooks Lawrence loses after 13 straight wins
  • 1956-08-18 Cincinnati Reds (8) & Cubs (2) combine to hit 10 HRs in a 9 inning game
  • 1956-09-11 Cincinnati Red Frank Robinson ties rookie record with his 38th HR
  • 1957-10-24 Cincinnati Redlegs decline to move to Roosevelt Stadium in Jersey City
  • 1958-09-01 St Louis Cardinals pitcher Vinegar Bend Mizell walks a NL record 9 batters in a 1-0 shutout of Cincinnati Reds
  • 1959-08-22 Cincinnati Reds future Baseball Hall of Fame first baseman Frank Robinson hits 3 consecutive HRs (6 RBIs) in 11-4 win over St. Louis Cardinals at Crosley Field

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1961-10-04 NY Yankees pitcher Whitey Ford records 3rd straight Baseball World Series shutout in Yankees 2-0 win v Cincinnati Reds in Game 1 at Yankee Stadium; NY wins series, 4-1

MLB Pitcher Whitey Ford
MLB Pitcher
Whitey Ford
  • 1961-10-09 NY Yankees beat Cincinnati Reds, 4 games to 1 in 58th World Series
  • 1962-03-23 William DeWitt buys Cincinnati Reds for $4,625,000
  • 1962-04-10 52,564 fans attend first MLB game at LA's Dodger Stadium at Chavez Ravine, a 6-3 loss to the Cincinnati Reds
  • 1964-10-02 Philadelphia's Alex Johnson-Bobby Wine-Tony Taylor-Vic Power combine for Phillies' 3rd triple play of the season (tying MLB record) in 4-3 win v Cincinnati Reds
  • 1965-06-14 Cincinnati Reds pitcher Jim Maloney no-hits New York Mets but loses in 11 innings, 1-0
  • 1965-08-19 Cincinnati Reds pitcher Jim Maloney throws his second no-hitter of the season in 1-0 win over the Chicago Cubs
  • 1966-06-05 Cincinnati Red Leo Cardenas hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader
  • 1967-07-11 All star MVP: Tony Perez (Cincinnati Reds)
  • 1967-09-01 Cincinnati Reds reliever Bob Lee walks Dick Groat with bases loaded in 21st inning to give SF Giants a 1-0 win at Crosley Field; 20 scoreless innings ties MLB mark, Pirates v Braves 1918
  • 1968-07-29 Cincinnati Red George Culver no hits Phillies, 6-1
  • 1969-04-30 Cincinnati Reds pitcher Jim Maloney records his second MLB no-hitter in 10-0 rout of Houston Astros
  • 1969-05-01 Houston Astros hurler Don Wilson blanks Cincinnati Reds, 4-0 for second career no-hitter
  • 1969-07-15 Cincinnati Red Lee May hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader
  • 1969-08-03 Cincinnati Reds with 25 hits & 10 runs in 5th edge Philadelphia Phillies 19-17 at Connie Mack Stadium

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1970-07-26 Cincinnati Reds Johnny Bench hits 3 consecutive HRs off Philadelphia Phillies Steve Carlton

MLB Catcher Johnny Bench
MLB Catcher
Johnny Bench
  • 1970-10-05 MLB Championship Series both end on the same day with same score; (AL) Baltimore Orioles beat Minnesota Twins, 3-0; (NL) Cincinnati Reds down Pittsburgh Pirates, 3-0; Orioles win WS, 4-1
  • 1970-10-15 Baltimore Orioles beat Cincinnati Reds, 4 games to 1 in 67th World Series
  • 1971-06-03 Chic Cub Ken Holtzman 2nd no-hitter beats Cincinnati Reds, 1-0
  • 1971-06-23 Phillies Rick Wise no-hits Cincinnati Reds, 4-0
  • 1972-07-25 43rd MLB All Star Game, Atlanta Stadium, Atlanta, GA: NL beats AL, 4-3; MVP: Joe Morgan, Cincinnati Reds, 2B
  • 1972-10-11 MLB National League Championship: Cincinnati Reds beat Pittsburgh Pirates, 3 games to 2
  • 1973-10-10 MLB National League Championship: New York Mets beat Cincinnati Reds, 3 games to 2

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1973-11-21 Pete Rose (Cincinnati Reds) wins MLB's NL MVP

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose
  • 1974-07-03 Pitching in MLB-record 13th consecutive game for the LA Dodgers, Mike Marshall saves Tommy John's 4-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1974-10-02 Future Baseball Hall of Fame right fielder Hank Aaron hits his final home run as a member of the Atlanta Braves, in a 13-0 drubbing of the Cincinnati Reds; Aaron's 733rd career HR on his last NL at bat

Baseball Player Hank Aaron
Baseball Player
Hank Aaron
  • 1975-09-03 Dodgers 1st baseman Steve Garvey begins his NL record 1,207 consecutive game streak in a 13-2 loss v Cincinnati Reds
  • 1975-09-07 Cincinnati Reds, win earliest NL division title
  • 1975-10-07 MLB National League Championship: Cincinnati Reds beat Pittsburgh Pirates, 3 games to 0
  • 1975-10-22 Cincinnati Reds beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 3 in 72nd World Series
  • 1976-07-13 All star MVP: George Foster (Cincinnati Reds)
  • 1976-10-12 MLB National League Championship: Cincinnati Reds beat Philadelphia Phillies, 3 games to 0
  • 1976-10-21 Cincinnati Reds sweep NY Yankees, in 73rd World Series
  • 1976-10-21 New York Yankees catcher Thurman Munson ties World Series mark of 6 straight singles in Games 3 & 4; Yankees swept by Cincinnati Reds, 4-0
  • 1977-04-25 Cincinnati Reds tie record of 12 runs in 5th inning beating Braves 23-9
  • 1978-05-05 Cincinnati Red Pete Rose becomes 14th player to get 3,000 hits
  • 1978-06-16 Cincinnati Red Tom Seaver no-hits St Louis Cards, 4-0
  • 1978-07-25 Cincinnati Red Pete Rose sets NL record hitting in 38 consecutive games
  • 1978-08-01 Atlanta Braves trounce Cincinnati Reds, 16-4 and halt Pete Rose's NL record hitting streak at 44 games
  • 1980-05-13 Cincinnati Red Ray Knight hits 2 HRs in 5th inning vs NY Mets
  • 1980-07-08 All star MVP: Ken Griffey (Cincinnati Reds)
  • 1982-07-13 All star MVP: Dave Conception (Cincinnati Reds)
  • 1983-08-24 Cincinnati Red Pete Rose ends consecutive games played streak at 745
  • 1984-05-17 Cincinnati Reds Mario Soto throws 4 strikeouts in one inning
  • 1984-08-11 Cincinnati Reds retire Johnny Bench's #5 uniform

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1835-09-25 Harry Wright, English Baseball Hall of Fame center fielder and manager (established baseball's first fully professional team, Cincinnati Red Stockings 1869), born in Sheffield, England (d. 1895)
  • 1859-10-17 William "Buck" Ewing, hall of fame catcher (NY Giants, Cincinnati Reds)
  • 1859-11-01 Bid McPhee, American Baseball Hall of Fame second baseman (Cincinnati Reds; last 2nd baseman to play without a glove), born in Massena, NY (d. 1943)
  • 1890-02-03 Larry MacPhail, American Baseball Hall of Fame executive (Cincinnati Reds, Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Yankees), born in Cass City, Michigan (d. 1975)
  • 1891-11-05 Earl Neale, American College and Pro Football Hall of Fame coach (Virginia; NFL: Philadelphia Eagles) and MLB outfielder (Cincinnati Reds), born in Parkersburg, West Virginia (d. 1973)
  • 1900-09-17 Hughie Critz, American MLB baseball player (Cincinnati Reds), born in Starkville, Mississippi (d. 1980)
  • 1908-06-20 Billy Werber, American baseball player (Cincinnati Reds), born in Berwyn Heights, Maryland (d. 2009)
  • 1914-07-31 Elmer Riddle, American baseball pitcher (NL wins leader 1943; Cincinnati Reds), born in Columbus, Georgia (d. 1984)
  • 1914-11-02 Johnny Vander Meer, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1938-39, 42-43; World Series 1940; Cincinnati Reds), born in Prospect Park, New Jersey (d. 1997)
  • 1920-11-02 Dick Sisler. American baseball utility, coach and manager (Cincinnati Reds; MLB All Star 1950), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1998)
  • 1927-10-15 Bill Henry, American baseball player (Boston Red Sox, Cincinnati Reds), born in Alice, Texas (d. 2014)
  • 1928-08-18 Marge Schott, American MLB owner (Cincinnati Reds), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 2004)
  • 1929-07-17 Roy McMillan, American baseball infielder, coach and manager (MLB All Star 1956-57; Gold Glove 1957-59; Cincinnati Reds), born in Bonham, Texas (d. 1997)
  • 1931-06-27 Eddie Kasko, American baseball infielder (MLB All Star 1961, 1961²; Cincinnati Reds) and manager (Boston Red Sox), born in Linden, New Jersey (d. 2020)

Person of interestSparky Anderson

1934-02-22 Sparky Anderson, American MLB manager (Cincinnati Reds; World Series 1984 Detroit Tigers), born in Bridgewater, South Dakota (d. 2010)

MLB Player and Manager Sparky Anderson
MLB Player and Manager
Sparky Anderson
  • 1939-08-09 Claude Osteen, American baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Caney Spring, Tennessee
  • 1940-06-02 Jim Maloney, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1965; pitched 2 x no-hitters 1965, 1 in 1969; Cincinnati Reds), born in Fresno, California

Person of interestPete Rose

1941-04-14 Pete Rose, MLB player and manager (Cincinnati Reds), born in Cincinnati, Ohio

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose
  • 1942-08-20 Fred Norman, American baseball player (Cincinnati Reds), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1946-12-02 Pedro Borbón, Dominican baseball pitcher (World Series 1975-76; Cincinnati Reds), born in Santa Cruz de Mao, Dominican Republic (d. 2012)
  • 1948-06-17 Dave Concepción, Venezuelan baseball all star shortstop (Cincinnati Reds), born in Ocumare de la Costa, Venezuela
  • 1948-07-04 Ed Armbrister, Bahamian baseball player (Cincinnati Reds), born in Nassau, Bahamas
  • 1948-12-01 George Foster, American baseball left fielder (MLB All Star 1976-79, 81; NL MVP 1977; Cincinnati Reds), born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • 1950-04-10 Ken Griffey Sr., American baseball outfielder and 3-time MLB All Star (Cincinnati Reds, NY Yankees), born in Donora, Pennsylvania
  • 1950-10-24 Rawly Eastwick, American baseball player (Cincinnati Reds), born in Camden, New Jersey
  • 1957-12-04 Lee Smith, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (7 × MLB All-Star 1983, 87, 1991–95; saves leader 1983, 91-92, 94)), born in Jamestown, Louisiana
  • 1962-01-13 Kevin Mitchell, American baseball outfielder (NL MVP 1989; MLB All Star 1989, 90; SF Giants), born in San Diego, California
  • 1962-01-19 Chris Sabo, American baseball 3rd baseman (3-time MLB All Star), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1962-05-29 Eric Davis, American MLB outfielder (3-time Gold Glove 1987-99), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-09-19 Randy Myers, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 1990, 94, 95, 97; World Series 1990; NLCS MVP 1990; Cincinnati Reds), born in Vancouver, Washington
  • 1962-10-30 Mark Portugal, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestPaul O'Neill

1963-02-25 Paul O'Neill, MLB right fielder (Cincinnati Reds, NY Yankees), born in Columbus, Ohio

MLB Right Fielder Paul O'Neill
MLB Right Fielder
Paul O'Neill
  • 1963-09-05 Jeff Brantley, American MLB pitcher and broadcaster (Cincinnati Reds), born in Florence, Alabama
  • 1964-01-24 Rob Dibble, American baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • 1964-04-13 José Rijo, Dominican baseball pitcher (NY Yankees, Cincinnati Reds), born in San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic
  • 1964-04-28 Barry Larkin, infielder (Cincinnati Reds), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1964-10-01 Roberto Kelly, Panamanian baseball outfielder and coach (NY Yankees; MLB All Star 1992-93), born in Panama City, Panama
  • 1964-10-28 Lenny Harris, infielder (Cincinnati Reds), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1964-12-11 Thomas Howard, American baseball outfielder (Cincinnati Reds), born in Middletown, Ohio
  • 1965-01-04 Kevin Wickander, American baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Fort Dodge, Iowa
  • 1965-01-25 Brian Holman, American baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds, Seattle Mariners), born in Denver, Colorado

Person of interestRon Gant

1965-03-02 Ron Gant, American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1992, 95; Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds) and broadcaster (WAGA-TV, co-host 'Good Day Atlanta', born in Victoria, Texas

MLB Outfielder Ron Gant
MLB Outfielder
Ron Gant
  • 1965-03-17 John Smiley, Phoenixville PA, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds)
  • 1965-04-09 Hal Morris, American baseball infielder (Cincinnati Reds), born in Fort Rucker, Alabama
  • 1965-07-24 Joe Oliver, catcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1966-03-23 Mike Remlinger, MLB pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Middletown, New York
  • 1966-07-07 Hector Burba, American baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1966-07-07 Jeff Shaw, American baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Washington Court House, Ohio
  • 1967-01-16 Jeff Branson, American infielder (Cincinnati Reds), born in St. Louis, Missouri,
  • 1967-01-26 Jeff Branson, American baseball infielder (Cincinnati Reds), born in Waynesboro, Mississippi
  • 1967-01-26 Tim Pugh, American baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds, KC Royals), born in Lake Tahoe, California
  • 1967-02-26 Scott Service, American baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1967-11-15 Pedro Borbón, Dominican baseball pitcher (World Series 1975, 76; Cincinnati Reds), born in Santa Cruz de Mao, Dominican Republic (d. 2012)
  • 1967-12-01 Reggie Sanders, American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1995; World Series 2001), born in Florence, South Carolina
  • 1968-01-24 Ross Powell, American baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds, Houston Astros), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan (d. 2017)
  • 1968-10-31 Eddie Taubensee, American baseball catcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Beeville, Texas
  • 1969-01-22 Keith Gordon, American baseball outfielder (Cincinnati Reds), born in Bethesda, Maryland
  • 1969-02-16 Tim Costo, American baseball infielder (Cincinnati Reds)
  • 1969-04-06 Bret Boone, infielder (Cincinnati Reds), born in El Cajon, California
  • 1969-05-10 Pete Schourek, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1969-08-01 Kevin Jarvis, American baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • 1969-10-22 Kevin Carrasco, S P de Macoris Dom Rep, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds)
  • 1971-02-03 Eric Owens, Danville VA, outfielder (Cincinnati Reds)
  • 1971-03-06 Roger Salkeld, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Burbank, California
  • 1971-07-29 Johnny Ruffin, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Butler, Alabama
  • 1971-09-23 Willie Greene, Milledgville GA, infielder (Cincinnati Reds)
  • 1982-07-23 Schottzie Schott, dog mascot of Cincinnati Reds
  • 1983-04-19 Zach Duke, American baseball player (Cincinnati Reds), born in Clifton, Texas

Weddings in Sport


LoveWedding of Interest

1975-02-21 Cincinnati Reds catcher Johnny Bench (27) weds Vickie Chesser in Cincinnati, Ohio

MLB Catcher Johnny Bench
MLB Catcher
Johnny Bench

Deaths in Sport

  • 1895-10-03 Harry Wright, English Baseball Hall of Fame center fielder and manager (established baseball's first fully professional team, Cincinnati Red Stockings 1869), dies of a lung ailment at 60
  • 1924-03-07 Pat Moran, manager (Cincinnati Reds), dies of Bright's Disease
  • 1940-08-03 Willard Hershberger, American baseball catcher (Cincinnati Reds), commits suicide at 30
  • 1943-01-03 Bid McPhee, American Baseball Hall of Fame second baseman (Cincinnati Reds; last 2nd baseman to play without a glove), dies at 83
  • 1973-11-02 Earl Neale, American College and Pro Football Hall of Fame coach (Virginia; NFL: Philadelphia Eagles) and MLB outfielder (Cincinnati Reds), dies at 81
  • 1975-10-01 Larry MacPhail, American Baseball Hall of Fame executive (Cincinnati Reds, Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Yankees), dies at 85
  • 1984-05-14 Elmer Riddle, American baseball pitcher (NL wins leader 1943; Cincinnati Reds), dies at 69
  • 1991-08-07 Shotzie, Cincinnati Red dog mascot, dies at 9
  • 1997-10-06 Johnny Vander Meer, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1938-39, 42-43; World Series 1940; Cincinnati Reds), dies of an abdominal aneurysm at 82
  • 1997-11-02 Roy McMillan, American baseball infielder, coach and manager (MLB All Star 1956-57; Gold Glove 1957-59; Cincinnati Reds), dies of heart failure at 68
  • 1998-11-20 Dick Sisler. American baseball utility, coach and manager (Cincinnati Reds; MLB All Star 1950), dies at 78
  • 2004-03-02 Marge Schott, American MLB owner (Cincinnati Reds), dies of pneumonia at 75
  • 2009-01-22 Billy Werber, American baseball player (Cincinnati Reds), dies at 100

Person of interestSparky Anderson

2010-11-04 Sparky Anderson, American MLB manager (Cincinnati Reds; World Series 1984 Detroit Tigers), dies from dementia at 76

MLB Player and Manager Sparky Anderson
MLB Player and Manager
Sparky Anderson
  • 2012-06-04 Pedro Borbón, Dominican baseball pitcher (World Series 1975-76; Cincinnati Reds), dies from cancer at 65
  • 2012-06-04 Pedro Borbón, Dominican baseball pitcher (World Series 1975, 76; Cincinnati Reds), dies from cancer at 65
  • 2014-04-11 Bill Henry, American baseball player (Boston Red Sox, Cincinnati Reds), dies from a heart attack at 86
  • 2020-06-24 Eddie Kasko, American baseball infielder (MLB All Star 1961, 1961²; Cincinnati Reds) and manager (Boston Red Sox), dies at 88