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This Day in Reds History: Keppinger to Houston

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Jonathan Daniel

On this day in 1867, former Red Piggy Ward was born in Chambersburg, PA.

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On this day in 1904, catcher Peaches O'Neill made his major league debut with the Reds. He would appear in just seven more games in his big league career.

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On this day in 1917, Hod Eller made his major league debut with the Reds. Eller pitched two innings, giving up one hit, two walks, and one run. The Pirates defeated the Reds, 8 - 4.

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On this day in 1931, former Red Paul Derringer made his major league debut with the St. Louis Cardinals.

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On this day in 1935, Ival Goodman made his major league debut with Cincinnati.

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On this day in 1947, Cincinnati sold Lonny Frey to the Cubs.

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On this day in 1969, Cesar Geronimo made his major league debut with the Astros.

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On this day in 1970, Jim Maloney tore his Achilles tendon while running the bases, which effectively ended his career.

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On this day in 2009, the Reds traded infielder Jeff Keppinger to the Astros for a player to be named later. Houston later sent utility player Drew Sutton to Cincinnati to complete the trade.