Game Stories

October 2, 1919: Reds take advantage of Lefty Williams’s wildness in Game 2

After the Cincinnati Reds stunned the “baseball dope” in…

October 7, 1919: Rookie Dickey Kerr keeps White Sox alive in Game 6

The Cincinnati Reds could be forgiven for celebrating too hard…

October 8, 1919: Eddie Cicotte returns to form in Game 7

Optimism was in short supply among Cincinnati Reds fans on the…

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…

October 6, 1947: Joe Page leads Yankees to Game 7 win over Dodgers

The World Series headed into a seventh game for the third year…

September 30, 1954: Giants look unbeatable after Johnny Antonelli wins Game 2

The last time Johnny Antonelli’s team appeared in a World Series…

October 9, 1961: Yankees blast Reds to capture 19th World Series championship

As the 49-year-old midtown Cincinnati ballpark hosted Game Five…

October 4, 1989: Giants' Will Clark has 'helluva week' in 1989 NLCS opener

San Francisco Giants first baseman Will Clark had compiled his…

October 7, 2003: Mike Lowell's 11th-inning blast gives Marlins 1-0 lead in NLCS

A week before the 1999 spring-training season was to begin, Mike…

October 8, 2003: Sosa, Prior lead Cubs to blowout win in Game 2 of NLCS

The expectation that the 2003 NLCS would end with a quick coronation…