The 1976 Cincinnati Reds: One of Baseball’s Greatest Teams

Posted: 3rd December 2009 by Harold Friend in MLB
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The 1976 Cincinnati Reds were one of the most dominating offensive teams of all time.á They led the National League in every major category, some by a wide margin. á Dominant Statistics

The Reds batted .280, scored 857 runs, had a .357 on-base average, and slugged .424.á They led the National League in doubles, triples, home runs, RBIs, walks, strikeouts, and stolen bases.á á Four Future Hall of Famers

Four future Hall of Famersùsecond baseman Joe Morgan, catcher Johnny Bench, third baseman Pete Rose, and first baseman Tony Perezùwere on the team, although Rose has become ineligible to be placed on the Hall of Fame voters' ballot.áá á Eight Outstanding Starting Players

The outfield of Ken Griffey, Cesar Geronimo, and George Foster was solid, and some ...

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