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  Cincinnati Reds - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
At the turn of the century, the Reds (shortened from the Red Stockings so not to be confused with the Boston AL entry, now shortened to Red Sox) had hitting stars like Sam Crawford and Cy Seymour.
Cincinnati prevailed the next day, however, when Morgan's RBI single won Game 7 and gave the Reds their first championship in 35 years.
In 1981, Cincinnati had the best overall record in baseball, but after a mid-season players' strike, they finished second in the division in both of the half-seasons that were created.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cincinnati_Reds   (2217 words)

 Boston Red Stockings - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The National Association Boston Red Stockings were probably the dominant team of that era.
The Red Stockings sported hall-of-famers Harry Wright, George Wright and Al Spalding as well as 19th century star Ross Barnes.
Note that the American League Boston Red Sox were never known as the 'Red Stockings'.
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 Cincinnati Reds (1876-1880, 1890-Present)
The nickname is a shortened version of Red Stockings and Red Legs other nicknames the Reds have used in their history.
In the Red center or the C is Reds written in white with a fl shadow.
The Reds would go on to sweep the Los Angeles Dodgers in the first ever NLDS, but in the NLCS the tables were turned as the Reds are swept in 4 straight by the Atlanta Braves.
www.sportsecyclopedia.com /nl/cincyreds/reds.html   (7361 words)

 Cincinnati Reds
Formerly known as: The Red Stockings in the 19th century; the Redlegs, during the 1950s when the term "Red" carried connotations of communism.
The Reds were swept by the New York Yankees in 4 straight.
The Reds won a third NL West flag in 1973 but lost the NL flag to the New York Mets.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/c/ci/cincinnati_reds.html   (1833 words)

 Cincinnati Reds -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Formerly known as: The Red Stockings in the (additional info and facts about 19th century) 19th century; the Redlegs, during the from 1954 to 1960, when the term "Red" carried connotations of (A political theory favoring collectivism in a classless society) communism.
At the turn of the century, the Reds (shortened from the Red Stockings so not to be confused with the Boston AL entry, now shortened to Red Sox) had hitting stars like (additional info and facts about Sam Crawford) Sam Crawford and Cy Seymour.
However for the Reds, 1961 was the year New York Yankee (additional info and facts about Roger Maris) Roger Maris hit 61 HR and they took the Reds in 5 games in the World Series.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/ci/cincinnati_reds.htm   (3095 words)

 Special to Behind the Bombers From Harvey Frommer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Red Stockings were referred to as a "picked nine," which might have been an exaggeration-but it was a nine picked by Harry Wright.
The Red Stockings used cricket flannel and, to keep costs down, uniforms were ordered in just three basic sizes, so that a player could substitute for a worn-out uniform part quickly and economically.
At season's end, feted and praised in a lavish homecoming, the Red Stockings were presented with a twenty-seven-foot bat by the Cincinnati Lumber Company-a symbol of their on-the-field accomplishments.
www.allsports.com /mlb/yankees/frommer96.htm   (2052 words)

 Reds Hall of Famers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Ruggedly independent, Roush was a regular holdout with the Reds for more money, a device he used to avoid spring training; and in 1930 he sat out the entire season because of a salary dispute with the Giants.
Lawson first covered the Reds on a part-time basis in 1949 and in '51 he was assigned to the Reds full-time, covering his first of 34 Spring Training camps.
Brennaman's son, Thom, a former announcer with the Reds and Cubs, is currently the television voice of the Arizona Diamondbacks.
www.cincysports.net /RedsHallofFamers.htm   (1711 words)

 1869 Cincinnati Red Stockings Vintage Base Ball Club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Cincinnati jumped out quickly tallying seven runs in the top of the first inning while the Perfectos struck back with four in their half of the inning.
Cincinnati actually scored first, with three tallies in the top of the first inning, but they could only muster two more the rest of the way in front of a big crowd which included many of the SABR members in town for the convention.
Cincinnati jumped out to a quick 2-0 lead in the top of the first thanks to two more runs batted in by Dave Fischer, but that was it for the Porkopolis ballists.
www.1869reds.com /pastresults.htm   (8995 words)

   The Story of the 1870 Red Stockings - A Haven for the Diehard Sox Fan  
The Red Stockings became the pride of Cincinnati, and their good fortune continued into the 1870 season, when they began with 27 more straight victories.
The Red Stockings jumped out to an early lead, as usual, but the Atlantics came back, and by the end of the ninth, the teams stood tied, with five runs apiece.
The Red Stockings did well in their new city, and the team was among the founding members of the National League in 1876.
www.redsoxdiehard.com /story/stockings.html   (724 words)

 Cincinnati Red Stockings Stats, Rosters, Schedules and Uniform Numbers by Baseball Almanac
Cincinnati Red Stockings Stats, Rosters, Schedules and Uniform Numbers by Baseball Almanac
The Red Stockings played so badly in 1877 that the National League did not choose to include their statistics until December.
In 1878 they changed / shortened their name to the Reds.
www.baseball-almanac.com /teams/cinreds.shtml   (195 words)

 The First Pro Baseball Team
Cincinnati Red Stockings were America's first professional baseball team.
The city of Boston lured the team, its players, and its manager to New England, where the Boston Red Stockings were born.
The city got another baseball team in 1882; this team had the same name, the Red Stockings.
www.socialstudiesforkids.com /articles/sports/cincinnatiredstockings.htm   (163 words)

 Boston.com / News / Boston Globe / Magazine / In the Beginning
The original Boston Red Stockings of the 1870s are relegated to a dusty corner of the city's sports attic.
And though the Red Stockings won 10 of their last 11 games, they fell a few games shy of the eventual champion, the Philadelphia Athletics.
Remarkably, the old Red Stockings exist in a manner of speaking as today's Atlanta Braves, which can claim direct lineage and remain the longest continuously operating sports franchise in the United States.
www.boston.com /news/globe/magazine/articles/2004/12/19/in_the_beginning   (930 words)

 The Cincinnati Baseball Archive
The 1869 Cincinnati Red Stockings were the first professional baseball team, finishing their inaugural season undefeated.
In 1876, the Red Stockings became a charter member of the National League where they played until they were unable to field a team in 1881.
A reformed Red Stockings team joined the American Association in 1882 and won the pennant in their first season with a.688 winning percentage and finishing 11-1/2 games in front.
www.cincinnatibaseballarchive.com   (349 words)

 July 20, 2003 @ Cincinnati Red Stockings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
For eight and a half innings, the visiting Blues looked to be the victors over their host Cincinnati Red Stockings.
The resilient Red Stockings strung together six straight hits to start the frame and to push across the winning run at 17-16.
As the Blues seemed to wilt as the match proceeded to the final innings, the Red Stockings seemed to gain energy and momentum after each frame.
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 1882 World Series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Cap Ansons Chicago White Stockings (Cubs) arrived at the Bank Street Grounds on October 6 to square off with the Cincinnati Red Stockings in what would become the first post season series played against two pennant winning teams in different leagues.
With the exception of himself, Red Stockings manager/catcher Pop Snyder was able to field his entire pennant winning line-up for the series.
Cincinnati would then score 4 runs in the bottom of the 6th, with Bid McPhee's two run triple to deep right-center.
www.cincysports.net /1882.htm   (522 words)

 1869 Cincinnati Red Stockings Vintage Base Ball Club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Organized baseball came to Cincinnati in 1866, and the Red Stockings, the namesake of the current Cincinnati Reds, and the Buckeyes became the dominant clubs in the city.
The Red Stockings recruited some of the top players in the country (only one member of the team was from Cincinnati).
The Red Stockings played from coast to coast, went 57-0 to record the only undefeated season in baseball history, and drew an estimated 200,000 spectators.
www.1869reds.com /about.htm   (1478 words)

 1887 Cincinnati Red Stockings Roster by Baseball Almanac
Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a comprehensive team roster for the 1887 Cincinnati Red Stockings with biographical data for every player who appeared in a game during the 1887 season.
This Cincinnati Red Stockings roster places each name in the category where the most number of games were played by each player during the 1887 season.
The Cincinnati Red Stockings played their home games at League Park I where 185,397 fans witnessed their club finish the season with a.600 winning percentage.
baseball-almanac.com /teamstats/roster.php?y=1887&t=CN2   (248 words)

 Baseball As America Debuts in Cincinnati   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The first professional baseball team, the Cincinnati Red Stockings, entertained fans with a winning brand of baseball just a few years after the Civil War.
In 1990, the Reds garnered their fifth World Championship, defeating the Oakland A's in a four-game sweep.
Cincinnati Reds uniform jersey worn by Hall of Famer Buck Ewing, c.
www.baseballhalloffame.org /history/2003/030815.htm   (533 words)

 Harry Wright and the Red Stockings
The Cincinnati Red Stockings completed the 1869 campaign with 65 wins and zero losses, while turning a profit of $1.39.
Cincinnati now replaced New York as the baseball capital of the world, although only one of the Red Stockings was actually from the city and most were in fact New Yorkers.
After finally losing, to the Brooklyn Atlantics, in their 93rd game, the city of Cincinnati was devastated and fans quit going to games.
xroads.virginia.edu /~HYPER/INCORP/baseball/wright.html   (372 words)

 Baseball As America
Cincinnati is where baseball became a business in 1869 when the Red Stockings defied tradition and openly hired professional players.
Captain Harry Wright took several teammates (and the “Red Stockings” name) to Boston, founding a new franchise, the ancestor of today’s Atlanta Braves.
After the rise and fall of a second Red Stockings franchise, Cincinnati’s current team, the Reds, formed in 1882.
www.baseballasamerica.org /cincinnati.htm   (549 words)

 Huzzah! The Cincinnati Buckeyes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Cincinnati Buckeyes predated their rivals, the Red Stockings (now known as the Cincinnati Reds), by a year, yet were all but forgotten to history as the Red Stockings went professional and made this a one-team town.
The Buckeyes scored eight tallies to the Red Stockings' eleven.
The season was kicked off with the Cincinnati Buckeyes, Red Stockings, and the Ohio Village Muffins marching in the Opening Day Parade.
www.buckeyesbaseball.org   (656 words)

 Cincinnati Reds
In 1869 the first professional baseball club, the Cincinnati Red Stockings, was born.
The best Reds player of the first twenty years of the 20th century was center fielder Edd Roush, a Hall of Fame member.
The 1970s Cincinnati ball clubs were known as "The Big Red Machine," becoming the first NL team since the 1922 Giants to win back-to-back World Series titles, in 1975-1976.
www.thebaseballpage.com /present/fp/nl/cin.htm   (615 words)

 The Cincinnati Reds (Imagination): American Treasures of the Library of Congress
The Cincinnati Reds (Imagination): American Treasures of the Library of Congress
The 1869 Cincinnati Red Stockings was the first all-professional baseball team in America.
Led by such legendary future Hall of Famers as Harry Wright and his brother George and the often unhittable pitching of Asa Brainard, the Red Stockings dominated their competition, compiling an unprecidented, unbeaten record of fifty-six wins and one tie.
www.loc.gov /exhibits/treasures/tri077.html   (154 words)

 1869 Red Stocking   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Come out and watch the 1869 Cincinnati Red Stockings vintage baseball team as they take on other vintage teams from around the country.
Enjoy the charm of this national pastime while surrounded by a beautiful 19th century village.
The 1869 Red Stockings are the only vintage team to be sponsored by a major league baseball team, the Cincinnati Reds.
www.heritagevillagecincinnati.org /1869red.html   (82 words)

 Vintage Baseball Publications and Memorabilia
The Red Sox are playing the 1945 World Champion Detroit Tigers who have Hank Greenberg, George Kell etc..
Three generic score sheets, nicely scored from Games one and two of the World Series versus the Cincinnati Reds and game two of the ALCS versus the Kansas City Royals.
Joe Hill was the baseball announcer of the Rochester Red Wings during the 1930's-50's.
www.sportsartifacts.com /publications.html   (8152 words)

 2004 Vintage Base Ball Association Members
The 1869 Cincinnati Red Stockings and Cincinnati Buckeyes
The 1869 Red Stockings are the official vintage base ball team of the Cincinnati Reds, and commemorate the first all-professional base ball club.
Along with the Cincinnati Buckeyes, we play our games at Heritage Village, which is located in beautiful Sharon Woods Park in suburban Cincinnati.
www.vbba.org /teams/stockings.html   (120 words)

 Baseball Glove, Baseball Glove review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
A baseball glove or mitt is a large leather glove that baseball players on the defending team are allowed to wear to assist them in catching and fielding balls hit by the batter.
Some say the first player to use a baseball glove was Doug Allison, a catcher for the Cincinnati Red Stockings, in 1870, due to an injured left hand.
While it was not accepted by all players at first, and in fact looked down upon by good defenders, it slowly caught on as more and more players began using different forms of gloves.
www.myproductreviews.com /baseball-glove/baseball-glove.php   (371 words)

 Managers of the Cincinnati Red Stockings (1876 - 1880) by Baseball Almanac
This is a comprehensive list of managers for the Cincinnati Red Stockings organization.
On August 28, 1880, the Cincinnati Reds were beaten badly by Troy 13-2.
Because during the fourth inning the Reds commited a team record nine errors.
www.baseball-almanac.com /mgrtmcrs9.shtml   (163 words)

 Get on Top of Your Game @ the Library
The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County
Reds in Black and White: 100 years of Cincinnati Reds Images
Actor and storyteller Bob Kreidler brings the Cincinnati Red Stockings to life with his dramatic portrayal of Charlie “The Bushel Basket” Gould.
www.cincinnatilibrary.org /news/baseball2003.asp   (323 words)

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