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Attendance The number of fans who come to watch a team play during a particular season or game. postseason clinch The games in which the best teams play after the regular-season schedule has been completed. To officially settle something, such as a berth in the playoffs. retire To officially end one’s career. contender A team that is in the race for a championship or playoff berth. rookie A first-year player in the major leagues. franchise An entire sports organization, including the players, coaches, and staff.

40 m) of water. Reds pitcher Lee Grissom and groundskeeper Matty Schwab were photographed in a rowboat crossing the playing surface. In what can best be described as a marathon, the 1967 Reds participated in the longest game in franchise history on September 1. It took 21 innings for them to lose to the San Francisco Giants, 1–0. Did Pete Rose work hard on the baseball diamond? All-time great slugger Hank Aaron once offered his opinion. ” he asked. ” Jim Brosnan was a decent relief pitcher for the Reds in the early 1960s.

But the pitching hero was starter Jose Rijo. He won Game 4. “World champions. the first and final games of the Kind of has a nice ring to it, Series. ” run in 15 1/3 innings. The Reds dropped off after Nobody was happier to the 1991 season. They finished win than Browning. He won a 74–88 and fifth out of six teams World Series title and had a son in the NL West. After some named Tucker born during the inconsistency they returned to Series triumph. the playoffs in 1995. The Reds “I can’t wait to tell Tucker swept the Los Angeles Dodgers that he was born while we were in the first round.

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