Baseball The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time  

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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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852 165
Johnny Bench is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
age 72

2
935 209
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
age 78

3
620 98
Joe Morgan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
age 76

4
496 119
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time

5
532 139
Barry Larkin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
age 55

6
608 148
Joey Votto is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
age 36

7
428 104
Tony Pérez is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
age 77

8
348 99
Dave Concepción is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time

9
312 68
Eric Davis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
age 57

10
504 163
Ken Griffey, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time

11
329 91
George Foster is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
age 71

12
287 86
Ted Kluszewski is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
Dec. at 64 (1924-1988)

13
297 90
Ken Griffey, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
slaft added age 69

14
223 85
Vada Pinson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
Dec. at 57 (1938-1995)

15
196 62
Ernie Lombardi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
Dec. at 69 (1908-1977)

16
283 65
Tom Seaver is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
age 75

17
160 50
Edd Roush is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
slaft added Dec. at 95 (1893-1988)

18
187 79
José Rijo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
age 54

19
248 122
Brandon Phillips is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time

20
141 30
Mario Soto is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
age 63

21
137 56
Jim Maloney is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
slaft added age 79

22
146 56
Tom Browning is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
age 59

23
134 57
Bucky Walters is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
Dec. at 82 (1909-1991)

24
118 34
Dave Parker is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
CMCSS03 added age 68

25
146 51
Chris Sabo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time
CMCSS03 added age 57