On this day in 1874, former Red Fred Blank was born in De Soto, MO.
On this day in 1888, former Red Marty Berghammer was born in Elliott, PA.
On this day in 1947, Ewell Blackwell tossed a no-hitter against the Boston Braves at Crosley Field. Blackwell struck out 3 and walked 4. Cincinnati's offense pounded out 12 hits and plated 6 runs. First baseman Babe Young led the way at the plate with 2 home runs and 6 RBIs.
On this day in 1968, Cincinnati sold third baseman to the Oakland Athletics.
On this day in 1973, the Reds released catcher and Norwood native Bob Barton.
On this day in 1990, Cincinnati lost outfielder Rolando Roomes when the Indians selected him off of waivers.
On this day in 1996, Cincinnati released outfielder "Vincent Van Go" Coleman.
On this day in 2002, former Red Kirk Saarloos made his major league debut with the Astros.
On this day in 2004, the Reds traded left-hander Charlie Manning and cash to the Yankees for lefty Gabe White.
On this day in 2010, Bronson Arroyo allowed 1 run in 7 innings of work to lead the Reds to a victory over the Dodgers. Arroyo helped his own cause when he smacked a 3-run homer off of John Ely in the bottom of the second. Joey Votto and Brandon Phillips added round-trippers of their own as the Reds won, 7 - 1.