May 26, 1940: Derringer dazzles as Reds celebrate a pennant flag

Paul Derringer had struggled before. Two years after a brilliant…

June 8, 1940: Reds' Harry Craft hits for cycle as 'our lads annihilate Dodgers'

Baseball fans are usually divided into two camps: those who enjoy…

October 2, 1940: Jittery Reds lose World Series opener to Bobo Newsom and the Tigers

Baseball insiders and fans were asking a lot of questions as…

October 3, 1940: Jimmy Ripple’s homer vaults Reds to Win in Game 2

Cincinnati’s Crosley Field was crammed with 30,640 spectators…

September 12, 1943: Reds' Elmer Riddle mows ’em down with one-hitter

History may assign this mid-September match-up between the Cincinnati…

April 26, 1944: Reds outlast Cardinals in 13 innings on Frank McCormick's homer

As 1944 approached, with war being waged across the world, baseball…

May 15, 1944: Reds' Clyde Shoun showin’ his stuff in 79-minute no-hitter

Clyde “Hardrock” Shoun didn’t plan on playing in the big…

June 10, 1944: At age 15, Reds' Joe Nuxhall becomes youngest player to appear in MLB game

On the afternoon of June 10, 1944, just 3,510 individuals came…

June 19, 1945: Reds' Joe Bowman bests Red Barrett in 'Titanic Hill Duel'

The Cincinnati Reds edged the defending world champion St. Louis…

June 18, 1947: 'The Whip' Ewell Blackwell throws a no-hitter for Reds

“Ah just fired fast ball after fast ball at ’em in the ninth,”…

July 25, 1947: Reds' Ewell Blackwell sets modern NL record with 16th straight victory

On Friday, July 25, 1947, Crosley Field was packed with 24,430…

July 6, 1949: Walker Cooper’s career day powers Reds over hapless Cubs

Remember the name: Walker Cooper. Granted, the All-Star catcher…

August 26, 1950: Roy Campanella’s three homers sink Reds

“His homers were terrific clouts,” gushed sportswriter Harold…

April 13, 1953: Max Surkont spins shutout in Milwaukee Braves' first game

A month before Opening Day 1953, the Cincinnati Reds were expecting…

July 19, 1954: Hobie Landrith, an overnight success eight years in the making

It was a Monday evening well into a season in which the Cincinnati…