On this day in 1884, former Red Sherry Magee was born in Clarendon, PA. Magee was a hell of a player, and I wrote about his career in March.
On this day in 1936, the Reds traded righty Si Johnson to the Cardinals for lefty Bill Walker. Johnson twice led the league in losses while with the Reds and also gave up the most earned runs in 1934. Walker never appeared in another major league game after the trade.
On this day in 1948, the Reds replaced manager Johnny Neun with Bucky Walters.
On this day in 1962, the Reds pulled out a 1-0 win in 13 innings in Houston when reliever Johnny Klippstein homered in the top of the 13th.
On this day in 1966, former Red Stan Belinda was born in Huntingdon, PA.
On this day in 1969, former Red Keith Mitchell was born in San Diego. Mitchell's time in Cincinnati lasted only 11 games, but he's also the cousin of a more famous Red: Kevin Mitchell.
On this day in 1982, former Red Justin Germano was born in Pasadena, CA.
On this day in 2000, the Reds traded pitching prospect Robert Averette to the Rockies for centerfielder Brian Hunter.
On this day in 2007, Cincinnati signed shortstop and current Diamondback Didi Gregorius.
On this day in 2010, the Reds lost utility player Drew Sutton to Cleveland when the Indians claimed him off of waivers.