Cincinnati Reds Logo – The Cincinnati Reds are a deductible of baseball of Major League Baseball located in Cincinnati (Ohio). They operate in the Central Division of the National League. The franchise was founded in 1882 by American Association building on the legacy of the Cincinnati Red Stockings, although the Reds have nothing to do with this franchise. The name Reds, however, is a direct reference to the Red Stockings, who were the first professional training in 1869. Another professional franchise is also activated by this name from 1876 to 1880 : the Cincinnati Red Stockings.
The Red Stockings won the title of the AA in 1882. They then move to the Bank Street Grounds (1882 – 83) before moving to League Park, which opened on 1st May 1884. The franchise leaves the American Association in November 1889 and joined the National League. The name is officially shortened to Red Stockings in Reds.
Despite some strong performances from Sam Crawford, Cy Seymour and other Bescher Bob, the Reds struggled long to play the top table. The first National League pennant was won in 1919. In the process, the Reds won their first World Series against the Chicago White Sox. Guided by the stars as Edd Roush, Heinie Groh and Hod Eller, they break up into eight parts Chicago. The Reds abandon League Park in 1901 in favor of the Palace of the Fans (1902 – 11) then the Crosley Field (1912 – 70).
In 1940, they won the National League Championship and World Series are required to deal with the Detroit Tigers in seven games. More recently, the Reds remove the title in 1975, 1976 and 1990. Between 1970 and 2002, the Reds play at Riverfront Stadium they leave for their present boundaries: the Great American Ball Park. Throughout their history, the Reds have relied on their roster featured several players: Frank Robinson (now manager of the Washington Nationals), Pete Rose, Leo Durocher, Ernie Lombardi, and more recently, Ken Griffey Jr. and Barry Larkin. With 91 victories and 71 defeats, the Reds won the division center of the National League in 2010. The season ends in first round playoffs against the Philadelphia Phillies (3-0).