In 1984, Pete Rose is reunited with the Cincinnati Reds when the Expos trade him for infielder Tom Lawless. The Reds then name him player-manager, replacing Vern Rapp. Watch his press conference accepting the position as Player/Manager.
Back in 1973, Willie Mays hit his 660th homerun the last of his career of his major league career against Cincinnati.
In 1995, Cardinals reliever Tom Henke earns his 300th career save in a 4-3 win over the Braves. Also, how awesome are those glasses.
In 1957, New York Baseball Giants owner Horace Stoneham announced that the team’s board of directors had voted 9-1 in favor of moving to San Francisco.
In 1998, Mark McGwire becomes the first player in major league history to hit 50 home runs in three consecutive years. Thanks Steroids!
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