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The Cincinnati Reds have been a professional baseball team for nearly 150 years and have five World Series championships. Here is a list of the top teams in Cincinnati Reds history:
Undoubtedly one of the greatest teams in baseball history, ‘The Big Red Machine’ as they were known, won 108 games (a franchise record). Arguably the best everyday eight in baseball history, the team boasted three future Hall of Famers along with Pete Rose. They defeated Boston in a classic seven-game World Series, overcoming Carlton Fisk’s walk-off home run in Game 6.
Same team, next season. The Reds breezed through the regular season, winning over 100 games once again. Joe Morgan won his second consecutive MVP award as the Reds rolled through the playoffs sweeping both Philadelphia and the New York Yankees.
Perhaps best known for the Black Sox scandal during the World Series, this Reds team was no fluke. Led by star centerfielder Edd Roush, the Reds posted a 96-44 record and defeated “Shoeless” Joe Jackson and the Chicago White Sox in the World Series five games to three.
This was the first team in Reds history to record a 100-win season. They were led by eight-time All-Star catcher Ernie Lombardi. On the mound, Cincinnati had one of the best pitching tandems in club history, Paul Derringer and Bucky Walters.
Certainly not one of the most talented groups in Reds history, the 1990 squad remains the only team in National League history to be in first place every day of the season. Led by ‘The Nasty Boys’ who comprised the hardest throwing bullpen in baseball, Cincinnati blew away the competition and breezed through the playoffs defeating Pittsburgh and sweeping the heavily favored Oakland A’s in the World Series.