August 30, 1972
On the same night in different games, Cincinnati’s Pete Rose and Pittsburgh’s Roberto Clemente both tie their respective club records for hits. With his two hits at Three Rivers Stadium, Clemente equals Honus Wagner’s club mark of 2,970 career hits, and the Reds’ Rose matches Vida Pinson’s total when he singles at Riverfront Stadium to collect his 1,881st hit.

August 30, 1972
On the same night in different games, Cincinnati’s Pete Rose and Pittsburgh’s Roberto Clemente both tie their respective club records for hits. With his two hits at Three Rivers Stadium, Clemente equals Honus Wagner’s club mark of 2,970 career hits, and the Reds’ Rose matches Vida Pinson’s total when he singles at Riverfront Stadium to collect his 1,881st hit.


pirates:

Josh Harrison high-five’s third base for an unbelievable double play.

pirates:

Josh Harrison high-five’s third base for an unbelievable double play.


torontobluejays:

WOW! Kevin Pillar goes full extension.

torontobluejays:

WOW! Kevin Pillar goes full extension.


mlb:

Take a bow or take a seat, your call. 

mlb:

Take a bow or take a seat, your call. 


August 29, 1939
Wheaties sponsors the first telecast of a baseball game when their ads are aired during the Reds-Dodgers game at Ebbets Field. The commercial broadcast is available only in New York City, where an estimated 500 people own television sets.

August 29, 1939
Wheaties sponsors the first telecast of a baseball game when their ads are aired during the Reds-Dodgers game at Ebbets Field. The commercial broadcast is available only in New York City, where an estimated 500 people own television sets.


mlb:

Who you gonna call?

mlb:

Who you gonna call?


royals:

Lorenzo Cain even has fans on the opposing team.

royals:

Lorenzo Cain even has fans on the opposing team.


mets:

Lucas Duda and unassisted double plays are becoming the norm.

mets:

Lucas Duda and unassisted double plays are becoming the norm.


August 28, 1967
In the ninth inning of a Reds’ 3-2 loss to Philadelphia at Crosley Field, Chico Ruiz becomes the only major leaguer ever to pinch-hit for Johnny Bench. The 28-year old Cuban infielder, with a runner on second, flies out to left field standing in for the future Hall of Famer, who goes 0-for-3 in his first big league game.

August 28, 1967
In the ninth inning of a Reds’ 3-2 loss to Philadelphia at Crosley Field, Chico Ruiz becomes the only major leaguer ever to pinch-hit for Johnny Bench. The 28-year old Cuban infielder, with a runner on second, flies out to left field standing in for the future Hall of Famer, who goes 0-for-3 in his first big league game.


mlb:

You can drink the beer or catch a foul with it. Your call.

mlb:

You can drink the beer or catch a foul with it. Your call.