Category: cincinnati reds

Nationals trade RHP Roark to Reds for Rainey

Nationals trade RHP Roark to Reds for Rainey: undefined

Billy Hamilton non-tendered by Reds

Billy Hamilton non-tendered by Reds: undefined

Regular

November 29, 1992

Marge Schott, in a New York Times article, tries to explain her recent insensitive remarks by stating her reference that Adolph Hitler was initially good for Germany was in jest and that she really didn’t understand why the word “Jap” was offensive. MLB will appoint a four-person panel to investigate the Reds owner’s comments and will eventually suspend her for the inappropriate remarks.

Vada Pinson.

Vada Pinson.

Closer Iglesias gets 3-year deal from Reds

Closer Iglesias gets 3-year deal from Reds: undefined

Johnny Bench.

Johnny Bench.

Reds hire hitting coach Ward away from Dodgers

Reds hire hitting coach Ward away from Dodgers: undefined

Reds hire former infielder David Bell as manag…

Reds hire former infielder David Bell as manager: undefined

Regular

October 18, 1925

Two weeks after pitching his final game for the Reds, Army Reserve First Lieutenant pilot Marvin Goodwin’s plane goes into a tailspin and crashes near Houston’s Ellington Field. The 34-year-old right-hander, who appeared in four games for Cincinnati, will die in three days as the result of being badly injured, with two broken legs, a fractured skull, along with severe internal injuries.

Regular

October 16, 1976

In Game 1 of the World Series against the Yankees, Dan Driessen, batting fifth in the Reds lineup, becomes the first National League player to be used as a designated hitter. The DH was not employed before this year’s Fall Classic, although the concept had been adopted and used in the American League since 1973.