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1901 The Superbas establish a new franchise record for runs scored in a game when they rout the Reds, 25-6. Brooklyn tallies 11 times in the fifth inning during the League Park contest played in Cincinnati.
1916 Allowing only one walk during a twin bill with the Cincinnati Reds, Grover Alexander of the Phillies wins both ends of a doubleheader, 7-3 and 4-0, to establish a National League record. The future Hall of Famer will repeat the feat on September 3, 1917, against the Brooklyn Robins at Ebbets Field.
1992 Leadoff hitter Bip Roberts ties the National League record with his tenth consecutive hit, a first-inning single in the Reds' 3-0 victory over Los Angeles at Chavez Ravine. The Cincinnati left fielder's streak ends when he grounds out in the fifth inning, facing Dodger starter Pedro Astacio.
2002 In the last public event in 32 year-old Cinergy Field, over 40,000 fans attend a softball game featuring Reds greats of the 'Big Red Machine' against an all-star team of players made up from the same era. Pete Rose is allowed to participate in the non-affiliated MLB game and receives a tremendous ovation from the Cincinnati fans.
2007 In front of the largest crowd of the season, the Nationals, in the last major league game played at RFK, beat Philadelphia, 5-3, to finish their three-year stay at the 41 year-old Washington, D.C. stadium with a home win-loss record of 122-121. The ballpark, which also hosted the expansion Senators and the NFL's Redskins, has served as the Nats' home since 2005 when the franchise shifted from Montreal to the District of Columbia.

5 Fact(s) Found