The Cincinnati Reds are a team that has not only been around for over 100 years and was the
first professional baseball franchise in the United States, but also is a team that has a tradition
of winning. The Reds have won five World Series Championships and nine
National League Pennants. Besides the fact that the Reds have won the eighth most World
Series titles, they also are known to have some of the greatest players in the games’ history
on their roster. The Cincinnati Reds ticket sales soared through the roof when
they had players such as Pete Rose, Johnny Bench, Ken Griffey Jr, and Barry Larkin among other
greats. Over the past 27 years, Cincinnati Reds ticket sales have averaged an attendance of
over 20,000 fans per game as they moved into two different ball parks over those years.
The greatest jump in Reds Ticket sales in their history occurred during the era of the “Big Red
Machine” (1970-1976). Prior to the 1970 season, the Cincinnati Reds ticket sales were routinely
under 1 million tickets sold over the period of one season. In 1970 however, there were a total
of 1.8 million Reds tickets sold, and an even more impressive 2.6 million tickets sold in the last
year of the Big Red Machine Era. The most important players on that Big Red Machine team
were Rose, Bench, and Joe Morgan, all of whom helped the Cincinnati Reds
ticket sales increase and lead the National League in ticket sales in 1976.
The Cincinnati Reds currently play at Great American Ball Park located on the winding
banks of the Ohio River in Cincinnati. Built in only 2002, The Great American Ballpark is still
considered a new park in great shape with many attractions for their fans. One of the most
unique things to the Reds ballpark is that it has its own Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and
Museum which is attached to the ballpark that you can purchase tickets to and explore the
museum and then head over to the ballpark to watch a game that very same day.
12-9-13: During this off-season the Cincinnati Reds have experienced many of their players being targeted by other teams including Bronson Arroyo and Brandon Phillips. The Reds recently came out and said that the Yankees used Phillips as a bargaining tool in their negotiations regarding Robinson Cano. Bronson Arroyo is currently in talks with the Minnesota Twins. Last season the Cincinnati Reds 190 games and one of three teams from the National League Central division to make the playoffs. The Reds fell to the hands of the Pittsburgh Pirates in the National League division series. The National League Central should once again be one of the strongest divisions in baseball and the red should be right in the mix of competing for the division crown.
9-30-13: The National League Central division will send three teams to the playoffs this season and the Cincinnati are one of them. However the Reds have cooled off of late losing three straight games at the hands of the New York Mets. Outfielder Jay Bruce had a good year as far as power numbers are concerned with 30 home runs in 107 RBIs. Over the weekend the Reds will face the Pirates in Pittsburgh. Internet he Redbranch 11th overall in baseball 693 runs scored. With a 49–29 home record the Cincinnati Reds of outscore their opponents by 116 runs throughout the season.
8-22-13: Setup man Jonathan Broxton has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a flexor mass strain in his right forearm. The injury that will require surgery. Reliever Nick Christiani has been called up from Triple-A Louisville to replace Broxton on the roster. Johnny Cueto was moved to the 60-day DL to make room for Christiani on the 40-man roster.
8/21/13 - In what is arguably the tightest division race in baseball the Cincinnati Reds find themselves in third place In their division what time for the wild-card lead along with the St. Louis Cardinals. The Reds have done a lot of damage at home with a record of 38 – 21. They are also seven – three in their last 10 games. In last nights loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks Joey Votto was 0-4 With two strikeouts. The Reds 3.5 games out of first place in the Central division and will face division rival St. Louis next week in St. Louis. Jay Bruce leads the team and homeruns with 24 on the year.
8/6/13 - The Cincinnati Reds have fallen into third place in the National League Central division. The trail the 1st Pl., Pirates by 6.5 games. This week they will play host to the Oakland athletics.
7/19/13 - The Cincinnati Reds find themselves in third place at the all-star break, mainly due to the strong division that they play in; the NL Central. At 53-42 they are 5 games out of first place and 4 games back in the NL wild card race. After the all-star break they will host the Pirates in a three game set. Offensively the Reds are led by a group of good players each leading in spate categories. Joey Votto leads the team in batting average, hitting .318 while second baseman Brandon Phillips leads the team in RBI’s with 74. As far as homers, the Reds are led by right fielder, Jay Bruce who has 19 of them.
7/7/13 - Three Cincinnati Reds were selected as National League All-Stars. First baseman Joey Votto will make his 4th ASG appearance, second baseman Brandon Phillips will make his 3rd appearance, and LHP Aroldis Chapman will make his 2nd appearance.
6/12/13 - At 39 – 26 Cincinnati Reds lead the wildcard race in the National League. As last year's division winner Cincinnati Reds will look to make a playoff push Behind All-Star first baseman Joey Votto. Currently Votto is batting .328 with 11 homeruns. As one of the best second baseman in baseball Brandon Phillips Has put up strong numbers once again. Is batting .292 with 10 home runs and 52 RBIs. This week the Cardinals will take on the Chicago Cubs Followed by seven-game homestand.