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In 2019, the Cincinnati Reds will be celebrating the 150th anniversary of Baseball's First Professional Team with a series of events, activities and promotions.

The 1869 Red Stockings were the first openly all-salaried professional team in baseball history, transforming baseball from a social-club pastime to a professional game. The Red Stockings created a lasting legacy that has carried through generations of Reds fans over the years.

Be a part of this historic 150th anniversary season by purchasing your tickets today!

Thank you to the thousands of fans from throughout Reds Country who joined us for the Reds Rockin' 150 on July 5! We hope all of you enjoyed this special 150th birthday celebration and your chance to meet Reds players, look behind the scenes at Great American Ball Park, enjoy live music and more. Click below to look back at photos from the event.

As part of the season-long celebration, the Reds honored the 150th anniversary of the 1869 Red Stockings' first game on May 4, 2019. The highlight of the festivities was the dedication of the new 1869 Red Stockings Pavilion near the Reds Hall of Fame and Museum presented by Dinsmore. The pavilion features large bronze busts of each player from the team, along with the club president and secretary.

Additional May 4 celebrations included a commemorative Mr. Redlegs Bobblehead in an 1869 uniform to the first 20,000 fans and Reds players and coaches wearing the first of 15 throwback uniforms.