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Johnny Bench is the all-time home run hitter in Cincinnati Reds team history.  Bench connected for 389 career home runs during his Hall of Fame career, all coming as a member of the Reds.

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In 1933, outfielder Chick Hickey became the first member of the Cincinnati Reds to be selected to play in the MLB All-Star Game.

Chick Hickey

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George Foster is the single season home runs leader for the Cincinnati Reds franchise.  In 1977, Foster connected for 52 round-trippers.

George Foster 1977 topps

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In 1967, Tony Perez hit a 15th inning home run off Catfish Hunter to lead the NL to a 2-1 win and become the first Reds player to with the All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award.

Tony Perez ticket stub

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Johnny Vander Meer is the only pitcher in Cincinnati Reds history to lead the National League is strikeouts in three consecutive seasons.  He did it from 1941-43 when he struck out 202, 186, and 1974 in three straight campaigns.

johnny vander meer 1951 bowman

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Only two players in the history of the Cincinnati Reds franchise have hit at least 20 home runs in each of their first four seasons with the club.

Tha players??

Frank Robinson(1955-1959) & Jay Bruce(2008-2011)!!

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