On this day in 1960 the Reds lost to Henry Aaron and the Milwaukee Braves 5-1. Aaron and fellow Hall-of-Famer Eddie Mathews each hit solo shots to lead the offense. Lew Burdette, who was 28-19 against the Reds in his career, scattered 8 hits for the win.
|Cincinnati Reds||Milwaukee Braves|
|1||Eddie Kasko||3B||1||Bill Bruton||CF|
|2||Vada Pinson||CF||2||Red Schoendienst||2B|
|3||Gus Bell||RF||3||Eddie Mathews||3B|
|4||Frank Robinson||1B||4||Hank Aaron||RF|
|5||Jerry Lynch||LF||5||Joe Adcock||1B|
|6||Ed Bailey||C||6||Wes Covington||LF|
|7||Billy Martin||2B||7||Johnny Logan||SS|
|8||Roy McMillan||SS||8||Del Crandall||C|
|9||Don Newcombe||P||9||Lew Burdette||P|
Aaron went on to hit 97 home runs with 270 RBI and a .319 batting average against the Reds in 372 Games.
Mathews hit 76 dingers, knocked in 197 and hit .280 in 304 lifetime games against Cincinnati.