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Boasting a rich history that goes back 152 years, the Cincinnati Reds have no shortage of unforgettable moments. Over the years, legendary players have donned the Reds "C" while producing indelible feats and contributing to landmark victories that help tell the story of this franchise.
We have compiled some of these monumental moments below, but we know this list is just the beginning. The Reds' journey has spanned three centuries, and Reds Country has been there every step of the way.
26. Todd Frazier wins Home Run Derby in 2015
25. 1956 Reds break team home run record
24. Foster hits 50 home runs, 52 in the season
23. Rose collides with Fosse in 1970 All-Star Game
22. Joe Nuxhall becomes youngest major league pitcher
21. Ken Griffey Jr hits 500th and 600th career home runs in a Reds uniform
20. Hal King home run sparks Reds' run to first place
19. Barry Larkin becomes baseball's first 30/30 shortstop
18. Pete Rose returns to Cincinnati
17. Tom Browning pitches a perfect game
16. Aroldis Chapman throws fastest recorded pitch in a major league game
15. Tony Perez home run in Game 7 of the 1975 World Series puts Reds in position to win
14. Eric Davis Game 1 World Series home run sets tone for Reds sweep
13. Jay Bruce walk-off home run clinches 2010 Central Division title
12. Redland Field opens in 1912 and serves as Reds home for 58 years, later being named Crosley Field
11. 1940 Reds win only World Series clinched by a Reds team at home
10. Johnny Vander Meer pitches consecutive no-hitters, 1938
9. Reds host first night game in National League history, 1935
8. Chuck Harmon and Nino Escalera break Reds' color barrier, 1954
7. 1919 Reds claim first World Series title in franchise history
6. Bench home run in 1972 NLCS
5. Johnny Bench hits home run on Johnny Bench Night
4. Pete Rose breaks Ty Cobb's record for career hits
3. 1990 Wire-to-Wire championship season culminates with a sweep of the heavily-favored A's in the World Series
2. 1975/1976 World Championships cement the Big Red Machine's status as one of the great teams of all time
1. 1869 Red Stockings - first all-professional team
On this date in Reds history, Pete Rose's National League single-season record-tying 44 game hitting streak ended when Braves pitchers Larry McWilliams and Gene Garber held Rose hitless in five plate appearances.
On this date in Reds history, at Riverfront Stadium, Eric Davis became the first player in Reds history to join baseball's 30 home run/30 stolen base club when he hit his 30th home run of the season. The homer was a walk-off solo shot in the bottom of the eleventh inning off the Giants' Jeff Robinson.
On this date in Reds History, in Boston, Reds backup catcher Willard Hershberger was found dead in his Copley Plaza Hotel room after taking his own life. The suicide would be the only one to occur by a major league player during the season.
On this date in Reds History, Reds Hall of Famer Chris Sabo went 2-for-3 and drove in five runs in a 9-3 win over the Rockies at Riverfront Stadium. In the fifth inning, Sabo hit the third and final grand slam of his career. He had hit his other two career slams earlier in the 1993 season.
On this date in Reds History, future Reds outfielder Bernie Carbo was born in Detroit, Michigan. In 1970, his rookie year, Carbo had career highs in batting average (.310), home runs (21), runs batted in (63), hits (113), on-base percentage (.454), slugging average (.551), OPS (1,005), and games played (125).
On this date in Reds History, Reds Hall of Famer John Reilly hit for the cycle for the third time in his major league career as Cincinnati defeated Pittsburgh at League Park. Reilly became the first of four players to accomplish the feat three times.
On this date in Reds history, pitcher Danny Graves was born in Saigon, Vietnam. The only Major League player born in Vietnam, Graves pitched for the Reds from 1997 – 2005 and is the club's all-time franchise career leader with 182 saves.
On this date in Reds History, at Redland Field, the Reds come from behind in the ninth inning and defeat the Giants by a score of 7-6. Cincinnati's Dick Hoblitzell went 3-for-4 with a ninth inning, walk-off, two-run home run.
On this date in Reds history, John T. Brush sells controlling ownership interest in the Reds to a consortium of local businessmen and politicians. One of the leaders of this group, August "Garry" Herrmann, was named club president, a position he held until 1927.
On this date in Reds History, in a 5-2 loss to the Dodgers, Reds Hall of Famer Adam Dunn hit the longest home run in Great American Ball Park history. The shot to deep center field sailed over the batter's eye and out of the ballpark where it bounced off the street and came to rest on a piece of driftwood on the bank of the Ohio River. The distance traveled by the ball was calculated to be 535 feet.
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