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The best baseball players born on Feb. 3

February 3, 2024

Who are the best players born on each day of the year? We have a list for every day on the calendar. Here’s a subjective ranking of the top five for Feb. 3:

The best baseball players born on Oct. 4

October 4, 2023

Who are the best players born on each day of the year? We have a list for every day on the calendar. Here’s a subjective ranking of the top five for Oct. 4.

The best baseball players born on Oct. 1

October 1, 2023

Who are the best players born on each day of the year? We have a list for every day on the calendar. Here’s a subjective ranking of the top five for Oct. 1.

The best baseball players born on Sept. 29

September 29, 2023

Who are the best players born on each day of the year? We have a list for every day on the calendar. Here’s a subjective ranking of the top five for Sept. 29: 1) Ed Morris (1862) Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Morris grew up in California and was one of

Top 10 moments of Tony Pérez's HOF career

September 20, 2023

From Sept. 15-Oct. 15, is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by highlighting stories that pay tribute to some of the most significant and talented players from Latin America in the game's history. ---

12 moments that made Joey Votto's career special

September 10, 2023

CINCINNATI – Joey Votto has become a cornerstone for the Reds at first base and has steadily placed himself among the franchise’s greats over his long career. Over 17 seasons, all in Cincinnati, Votto has racked up more than 2,100 hits, 450 doubles, 350 homers and 1,100 RBIs. The six-time

Vander Meer's incredible feat may never be matched

April 4, 2023

There are some MLB records that will forever stand the test of time. Joe DiMaggio’s 56-game hit streak? Likely never going to be touched. Cal Ripken Jr.’s streak of 2,632 straight games played? Keep dreaming. Rickey Henderson’s 1,406 career steals? Don’t hold your breath. While all those feats are impressive,

Is that a pitcher on the roof?

December 19, 2022

Tom Browning pitched 12 years in the big leagues and might be best known for throwing a perfect game in 1988. But something he did on a day he didn't even pitch might be a close second. On July 7, 1993, the Reds were visiting the Cubs at Wrigley Field

10 moments that defined Lee Smith's career

December 4, 2022

When Lee Smith called it a career after the 1997 season, there was no closer more fruitful in baseball history. He held the record in career saves, with 478. He acquired at least 30 saves 10 times and 40 saves three times, leading the NL four times (and the Majors

Joe Morgan's most memorable moments

Hall of Famer was no ordinary Joe
September 19, 2022

Good teams seemed to follow Joe Morgan around. Need proof? Not until Morgan arrived from the Houston Astros in a five-player trade before the 1972 season did Cincinnati’s Big Red Machine begin firing on all cylinders. Morgan proved integral to the Reds’ World Series triumphs in 1975 and ’76. The

The top Reds Draft pick from every season

July 29, 2022

Although teams select dozens of players each year during the annual MLB Draft, most of the attention is focused on who was taken in the first round. The hits and misses are certainly given more scrutiny. Cincinnati has selected a Hall of Famer and several mainstay players who became fan

Greene takes place among MLB's great flamethrowers

April 16, 2022

We're in the golden age of pitch velocity -- and our ability to measure it. But flamethrowers aren’t a new phenomenon in Major League Baseball, going back to the days of greats such as Walter Johnson. As far as the technology of the time could tell us, Nolan Ryan threw

Top 10 moments of Johnny Bench's career

December 6, 2021

The claim that Johnny Bench is the greatest catcher ever is as solid as the grip the Cincinnati Reds legend employed to hold as many as seven baseballs in his right hand. Roy Campanella won three Most Valuable Player Awards to Bench’s two. But Campanella declined precipitously after his final

Best Reds player to wear each uni number

December 3, 2021

CINCINNATI -- For some players and fans, they’re just numbers on a uniform. For others, they’re more meaningful and even part of an identity. The Reds have had numbers on player jerseys since 1932. Who wore each number the best? Here is a look at each number worn for Cincinnati

10 former stars you forgot were once Reds

December 1, 2021

CINCINNATI -- The 2019 season marks the Reds' 150th anniversary, and as the oldest professional baseball franchise, many great players have worn the uniform for Cincinnati. Many players like Johnny Bench, Barry Larkin and Joey Votto have spent, or are spending, their playing careers in a Reds uniform. But there's

The 5 best seasons by Reds pitchers

December 1, 2021

CINCINNATI -- Until Trevor Bauer achieved the feat during the truncated 2020 season, no Reds pitcher had ever been voted the winner of the National League Cy Young Award. That seems baffling when you consider the franchise’s longevity and how many pitchers enjoyed great seasons for Cincinnati. Of course, some

Here are top 10 moments in GABP history

December 1, 2021

CINCINNATI -- The Reds have called Great American Ball Park home since 2003. Although it has yet to host a World Series, it has been the site of postseason baseball, the 2015 All-Star Game, no-hitters and several other fantastic moments. Here is a list of the top 10 Reds moments

History of the Reds' team name

December 1, 2021

CINCINNATI -- The Reds were baseball’s first professional franchise, but their name has had multiple variations over the past century and a half. In 1869, Harry Wright formed the Cincinnati Red Stockings and the team played its home games at Union Grounds, which was located just west of downtown. The

Complete list of Reds' retired numbers

December 1, 2021

CINCINNATI -- As the oldest franchise in professional baseball, the Reds have one of the more storied histories in the game. The club also enjoyed one of the more profound dynasties in recent history. Several of the team's all-time greats have been given the great honor of having their number

5 best Reds who aren't in the Hall of Fame

December 1, 2021

CINCINNATI -- They were great Reds players, and many of them were beloved around Major League Baseball, too. But for one reason or another, they are not enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame. This week, we are taking a look at the top five Reds who were not inducted

Best position-player seasons in Reds history

December 1, 2021

CINCINNATI -- A franchise that has spanned 151 years of existence, the Reds have produced several legendary teams, all-time great players and even more superlative individual seasons. As part of an ongoing series from that ranks the best of the best, here are the Reds' top five individual seasons

10 biggest trades in Reds history

December 1, 2021

CINCINNATI -- Team executives will often say that a good trade is one that worked out for both sides. In their long history, the Reds have made many trades that shook the industry. Some helped both teams involved, some were overwhelming steals for Cincinnati that helped bring championships and there

This is the Reds' all-time single-season team

December 1, 2021

CINCINNATI -- Putting together a roster based on all-time seasons is no easy task. Factor in the long history of great Reds players, and deciding an all-time roster based on their best seasons gets complicated. Which Johnny Bench MVP season gets selected? Ted Kluszewski or Joey Votto at first base?

Reds no-hitter history looks back at every no-hitter in the franchise's history
May 7, 2021

The Reds have accumulated 17 no-hitters in their 100-year-plus history and at least one in three different centuries. The feat has been accomplished by some of the game’s greatest pitchers, and in some cases, twice. takes a look back at each no-hitter in Reds history. May 7, 2021: Wade

Here are Reds' best Opening Day moments

March 31, 2021

CINCINNATI -- No city does Opening Day like Cincinnati. The first game of any season is always special, but the Reds have made some openers more memorable than others. Because of their status as baseball’s first professional team, almost all of the Reds’ Opening Day games have been played at