The Cincinnati Reds finished the 2017 MLB season last in the National League Central for the second year in a row. The Reds finished with a 68 game winning record and 24 games out of first place. Look for the 2018 MLB Reds to rebound and make a push for the MLB Playoffs.
The Cincinnati Reds were born in 1869 and through the years have been a staple to the City of Cincinnati, OH. Fans each year flock to the Great American Ball Park for MLB action, hot dogs, cold drinks, and good ole family fun.
The Cincinnati Reds (originally known as the Red Stockings) joined the National League in 1890. It was at that time that the franchise shortened its name to just the Cincinnati Reds. In 1919, The Reds won their first World Series against the Chicago White Sox. In years since, the Reds have won a total of 5 World Series in 1919, 1940, 1975, 1976, and 1990.
IN the 1970’s the Reds were nicknamed the “Big Red Machine.” Their manager Sparky Anderson, was a fierce leader and eventually went on to reach the MLB Hall of Fame. Also during the 70’s the Reds had a list of MLB All Stars that would define the Cincinnati Reds as a ball club. Players like Johnny Bench, Joe Morgan and Pete Rose.
The Reds play in the National League Central division against tough competition like the Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Milwaukee Brewers.