Cincinnati Reds in History (Part 2)

Events in Sport

  • 1976-10-12 MLB National League Championship: Cincinnati Reds beat Philadelphia Phillies, 3 games to 0

Sports History

1976-10-21 Baseball World Series: defending champions Cincinnati Reds sweep NY Yankees; beat Bombers, 7-2 in Game 4 at Yankee Stadium; MVP: Reds catcher Johnny Bench

  • 1977-04-25 Cincinnati Reds tie record of 12 runs in 5th inning beating Braves 23-9
  • 1977-11-09 Cincinnati Reds' George Foster wins NL MVP

Baseball Record

1978-05-05 Cincinnati Red Pete Rose becomes 14th player to get 3,000 hits

Sports History

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

Baseball Record

1978-08-27 MLB Cincinnati Reds Joe Morgan is 1st to hit 200 HRs & have 500 stolen bases

  • 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)
  • 1981-01-12 MLB Cincinnati Reds become last team to sign a free agent, outfielder Larry Biitner
  • 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
  • 1984-08-17 Pete Rose returns to Cincinnati Reds as player-manager (gets 2 hits)
  • 1985-05-11 Dave Concepcion becomes 4th Cincinnati Red teammate to get 2,000 hits, others include Pete Rose, Tony Perez and César Cedeño
  • 1985-07-08 Marge Schott becomes CEO of Cincinnati Red
  • 1985-09-11 Pete Rose of Cincinnati Reds gets career hit 4,192 off Eric Show of San Diego Padres, eclipsing Ty Cobb's record
  • 1988-07-30 Cincinnati Reds pitcher John Franco sets a record of 13 saves in 1 month
  • 1988-09-16 Cincinnati Reds Tom Browning pitches a perfect game, beats LA Dodgers, 1-0
  • 1989-06-02 Cincinnati Red Eric Davis hits for cycle
  • 1989-08-03 Cincinnati Reds set MLB record for most hits in 1st inning of a game with 16 for 14 runs in an 18-1 rout of Houston Astros
  • 1989-11-03 Lou Piniella is named manager of the Cincinnati Reds, replacing Pete Rose, banned for life for gambling on MLB games
  • 1990-04-21 MLB Cincinnati Reds win, running their record to 9-0, best start in club history
  • 1990-07-19 Cincinnati Red Pete Rose is sentence to 5 months for tax evasion

Sports History

1990-07-25 Roseanne Barr sings the National Anthem at Cincinnati Reds-San Diego Padres MLB game

  • 1990-10-12 MLB National League Championship: Cincinnati Reds beat Pittsburgh Pirates, 4 games to 2
  • 1990-10-20 Baseball World Series: Cincinnati beats A's, 2-1 at Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum to sweep Oakland and win Reds' 5th title; MVP: Reds' pitcher José Rijo
  • 1992-12-09 Cincinnati Reds owner Marge Schott apologizes for racist remarks
  • 1993-02-03 Cincinnati Reds owner Marge Schott suspended for 1 year due to racist comments
  • 1993-07-29 Cincinnati Reds pitcher Thomas Browning arrested for marijuana possession
  • 1993-09-07 St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Mark Whiten hits 4 HRs & 12 RBIs in 15-2 win at Cincinnati Reds
  • 1994-05-21 MLB Cincinnati Reds bat out of order against Los Angeles Dodgers in 2nd inning
  • 1995-09-20 Cincinnati Reds becomes 1st team to clinch NL Central
  • 1995-10-14 MLB National League Championship: Atlanta Braves beat Cincinnati Reds, 4 games to 0
  • 1996-04-01 Veteran American MLB umpire John McSheery dies of heart attack while umpiring on Opening Day at the Cincinnati Reds' Riverfront Stadium; he was 51
  • 1999-09-04 MLB's Cincinnati Reds set a National League record with 9 home runs as they rout the Philadelphia Phillies, 22-3

Sports History

2003-03-31 Cincinnati Reds open their new home, The Great American Ball Park, with a 10-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates; former President George H. W. Bush throws first ceremonial pitch

  • 2010-10-06 Phillies ace Roy Halladay pitches only the 2nd postseason no-hitter in MLB history in Game 1 NLDS, 4-0 v Cincinnati Reds, at Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia
  • 2016-12-02 For 6th time in 7 years, Cincinnati Reds 1st baseman Joey Votto wins Tip O'Neill Award as best Canadian MLB player; hit .326 with NL-leading .434 OBP, 29 HRs & 97 RBIs in an outstanding all-around season for last-place club
  • 2017-06-06 Scooter Gennet hits four home runs in Cincinnati Reds 13-1 victory at home against St. Louis Cardinals, 17th player to do so
  • 2020-11-11 Shane Bieber of the Cleveland Indians (AL) and Cincinnati Reds starter Trevor Bauer (NL) take Cy Young Award for best pitchers in MLB
  • 2021-05-07 Cincinnati Reds pitcher Wade Miley no-hits Cleveland Indians, 3-0 at Progressive Field, Cleveland
  • 2022-05-15 MLB Pirates win 1-0 over Cincinnati Reds, despite getting no hits, in Pittsburgh
  • 2022-08-16 Philadelphia Phillies 11-4 win over visiting Cincinnati Reds makes them 9th MLB team with 10.000 franchise victories (and last of those founded in 19th century); they were the 1st to lose 10,000, in 2007

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1987-04-03 Jay Bruce, American MLB baseball outfielder, since 2008; 3x All-Star (Cincinnati Reds, and 5 other teams) player, born in Beaumont, Texas

Weddings in Sport

Deaths in Sport