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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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879 196
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
age 77

2
797 155
Johnny Bench is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
age 71

3
579 96
Joe Morgan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
age 75

4
454 114
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time

5
497 134
Barry Larkin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
age 54

6
401 99
Tony Pérez is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
age 76

7
562 143
Joey Votto is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
age 35

8
328 97
Dave Concepción is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time

9
292 64
Eric Davis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
age 56

10
471 155
Ken Griffey, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time

11
310 86
George Foster is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
age 70

12
273 84
Ken Griffey, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
slaft added age 68

13
271 84
Ted Kluszewski is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
Died at 64 (1924-1988)

14
206 82
Vada Pinson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
Died at 57 (1938-1995)

15
262 64
Tom Seaver is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
age 74

16
185 58
Ernie Lombardi is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
Died at 69 (1908-1977)

17
151 47
Edd Roush is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
slaft added Died at 95 (1893-1988)

18
176 75
José Rijo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
age 53

19
132 27
Mario Soto is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
age 62

20
236 117
Brandon Phillips is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time

21
132 55
Jim Maloney is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
slaft added age 78

22
139 53
Tom Browning is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
age 58

23
126 56
Bucky Walters is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
Died at 82 (1909-1991)

24
112 30
Dave Parker is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
CMCSS03 added age 67

25
137 48
Chris Sabo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
CMCSS03 added age 56

26
108 26
César Gerónimo is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time

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100 23
Joe Nuxhall is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
Died at 79 (1928-2007)

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110 34
Don Gullett is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
age 67

29
86 29
Rob Dibble is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
Aidan7158 added age 54

30
106 35
Johnny Cueto is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
CMCSS03 added age 32

31
111 41
Paul O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
CMCSS03 added age 55

32
85 21
Johnny Vander Meer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
Died at 83 (1914-1997)

33
109 39
Sean Casey is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
CMCSS03 added age 44

34
130 69
Adam Dunn is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
age 39

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148 80
Aroldis Chapman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time

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64 7
Lee May is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
NicholasSTABILE added age 75

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91 31
Gary Nolan is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
age 70

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65 35
Eppa Rixey is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
slaft added Died at 72 (1891-1963)

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68 38
Paul Derringer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
slaft added Died at 81 (1906-1987)

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61 27
John Franco is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
CMCSS03 added age 58

41
96 47
Jay Bruce is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
CMCSS03 added age 31

42
59 24
Randy Myers is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
CMCSS03 added age 56

43
65 22
Pedro Borbón is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
Died at 66 (1946-2012)

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49 39
Heinie Groh is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
slaft added Died at 79 (1889-1968)

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60 40
Reggie Sanders is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
slaft added age 51

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74 51
Bronson Arroyo is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
slaft added age 41

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55 25
Jim O'Toole is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
TRENT13 added age 81

48
73 38
Jack Billingham is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
wallje added age 75

49
45 30
Frank McCormick is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
slaft added Died at 71 (1911-1982)

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45 36
Noodles Hahn is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
slaft added Died at 81 (1879-1960)