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This is a list of the greatest Cincinnati Reds in team history. Formed in 1869, the CIncinnati Reds are America's oldest professional sports franchise. The Reds have won nine National League pennants and five World Series championships in its history, with the last being in 1990. Throughout its history, the Reds have featured some of the strongest lineups and best hitters in baseball history. Cincinnati players have won 12 MVP awards and surprisingly, zero Cy Youngs, even though pitcher Bucky Walters won the MVP in 1939. Twelve Cincinnati Reds players are in the Hall of Fame wearing Reds caps. 

The 1970s were a dominant decade for the Reds. Nicknamed the Big Red Machine, the Reds were led by one of the bestand most renowned lineups in baseball history. Between 1970-1977, Reds players won six National League MVP awards.Joe Morgan (1975, 1976) and Johnny Bench (1970, 1972) took home two a piece and Pete Rose (1973) and George Foster (1977) as the other winners. This run of MVP winners showcases how impressive those Reds teams were. the team won five National League Western Division titles, four National League pennants, and two World Series titles.The team's combined record from 1970-1976 was 683 wins and 443 losses, an average of nearly 98 wins per season.

More recently, the Reds have experienced a renaissance in the same vein of those championship squads. Already, Joey Votto, the National League MVP winner in 2010 and second baseman Brandon Phillips have established themselves as two of the greatest infielders in the team's history. With a young foundation and a stellar group of pitchers, these Reds look to channel the success of the 1970s. 

You can vote or rerank who you think are the greatest Cincinnati Reds of all time. If there's someone missing from the list, feel free to add him. 
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459 82
Johnny Bench is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
Johnny Bench age 68

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491 107
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
Pete Rose age 76

3
347 55
Joe Morgan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
Joe Morgan age 74

4
262 54
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time

5
288 75
Barry Larkin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
Barry Larkin age 51

6
247 58
Tony Pérez is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
Tony Pérez age 75

7
262 72
Joey Votto is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
Joey Votto age 32

8
182 45
George Foster is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
George Foster age 67

9
274 96
Ken Griffey, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time

10
197 61
Dave Concepción is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time

11
162 52
Ted Kluszewski is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
Ted Kluszewski Died at 64 (1924-1988)

12
155 55
Ken Griffey, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
slaft added Ken Griffey, Sr. age 65

13
138 35
Eric Davis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
Eric Davis age 53

14
116 42
Vada Pinson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
Vada Pinson Died at 57 (1938-1995)

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150 42
Tom Seaver is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
Tom Seaver age 73

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157 70
Brandon Phillips is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time

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111 37
Ernie Lombardi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
Ernie Lombardi Died at 69 (1908-1977)

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89 28
Edd Roush is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
slaft added Edd Roush Died at 95 (1893-1988)

19
111 50
José Rijo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
José Rijo age 50

20
69 30
Tom Browning is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
Tom Browning age 55

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66 39
Jim Maloney is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
slaft added Jim Maloney age 75

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73 42
Bucky Walters is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
Bucky Walters Died at 82 (1909-1991)

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49 16
Mario Soto is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
Mario Soto age 59

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52 16
Dave Parker is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
CMCSS03 added Dave Parker age 64

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60 23
Chris Sabo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
CMCSS03 added Chris Sabo age 53

26
79 41
Adam Dunn is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
Adam Dunn age 36

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47 12
Johnny Cueto is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
CMCSS03 added Johnny Cueto age 29

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55 18
Sean Casey is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
CMCSS03 added Sean Casey age 41

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38 13
Rob Dibble is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
Aidan7158 added Rob Dibble age 51

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44 13
César Gerónimo is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time

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58 24
Paul O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
CMCSS03 added Paul O'Neill age 52

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57 23
Don Gullett is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
Don Gullett age 64

33
40 10
Joe Nuxhall is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
Joe Nuxhall Died at 79 (1928-2007)

34
86 54
Aroldis Chapman is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time

35
32 10
Johnny Vander Meer is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
Johnny Vander Meer Died at 83 (1914-1997)

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49 22
Jay Bruce is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
CMCSS03 added Jay Bruce age 28

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40 26
Paul Derringer is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
slaft added Paul Derringer Died at 81 (1906-1987)

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46 22
Gary Nolan is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
Gary Nolan age 67

39
47 29
Todd Frazier is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
CMCSS03 added Todd Frazier age 29

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33 23
Eppa Rixey is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
slaft added Eppa Rixey Died at 72 (1891-1963)

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41 22
Bronson Arroyo is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
slaft added Bronson Arroyo age 38

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35 25
Reggie Sanders is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
slaft added Reggie Sanders age 48

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24 13
John Franco is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
CMCSS03 added John Franco age 55

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28 16
Frank McCormick is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
slaft added Frank McCormick Died at 71 (1911-1982)

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46 26
Jack Billingham is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
wallje added Jack Billingham age 72

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24 14
Randy Myers is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
CMCSS03 added Randy Myers age 53

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26 24
Heinie Groh is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
slaft added Heinie Groh Died at 79 (1889-1968)

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43 30
Bid McPhee is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
Bid McPhee Died at 84 (1859-1943)

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27 13
Pedro Borbón is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
Pedro Borbón Died at 66 (1946-2012)

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20 15
Scott Rolen is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
Aidan7158 added Scott Rolen age 40