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This Day in Reds History: Arroyo homers in win over LA

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Joe Robbins

On this day in 1874, former Red Fred Blank was born in De Soto, MO.

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On this day in 1888, former Red Marty Berghammer was born in Elliott, PA.

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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.

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On this day in 1968, Cincinnati sold third baseman to the Oakland Athletics.

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On this day in 1973, the Reds released catcher and Norwood native Bob Barton.

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On this day in 1990, Cincinnati lost outfielder Rolando Roomes when the Indians selected him off of waivers.

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On this day in 1996, Cincinnati released outfielder "Vincent Van Go" Coleman.

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On this day in 2002, former Red Kirk Saarloos made his major league debut with the Astros.

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On this day in 2004, the Reds traded left-hander Charlie Manning and cash to the Yankees for lefty Gabe White.

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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.