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The Cincinnati Reds' 1991 season was a season in American baseball. It consisted of the Cincinnati Reds attempting to win the National League West.

1991 Cincinnati Reds
Major League affiliations
  • National League West (since 1969)
Location
Results
Record74–88 (.457)
Divisional place5th
Other information
Owner(s)Marge Schott
General manager(s)Bob Quinn
Manager(s)Lou Piniella
Local televisionWLWT, SportsChannel
(Marty Brennaman, Gordy Coleman, Steve LaMar)
Local radioWLW
(Marty Brennaman, Joe Nuxhall)
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Contents

OffseasonEdit

  • January 29, 1990: Skeeter Barnes was signed as a free agent by the Reds.[1]
  • December 5, 1990: Bill Doran was signed as a Free Agent with the Cincinnati Reds.[2]

Regular seasonEdit

  • June 28, 1991: Barry Larkin had six RBIs in a game against the Houston Astros.
  • Barry Larkin had a 19-game hitting streak.
  • At the beginning of July, the Reds peaked at ten games above 0.500 (44-34). They were in second place in the NL West, only four games behind the Dodgers, and 3.5 games ahead of third place Atlanta.
  • The Reds lost 14 of 16 games (including a 10-game losing streak) during a stretch in July, which saw the Reds essentially drop from contention. They were never above 0.500 the remainder of the season.

Season standingsEdit

NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Atlanta Braves 94 68 0.580 48–33 46–35
Los Angeles Dodgers 93 69 0.574 1 54–27 39–42
San Diego Padres 84 78 0.519 10 42–39 42–39
San Francisco Giants 75 87 0.463 19 43–38 32–49
Cincinnati Reds 74 88 0.457 20 39–42 35–46
Houston Astros 65 97 0.401 29 37–44 28–53

Record vs. opponentsEdit

1991 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
Team ATL CHC CIN HOU LAD MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL
Atlanta 6–6 11–7 13–5 7–11 5–7 9–3 5–7 9–3 11–7 9–9 9–3
Chicago 6–6 4–8 9–3 2–10 10–7 11–6 8–10 7–11 4–8 6–6 10–8
Cincinnati 7–11 8–4 9–9 6–12 6–6 5–7 9–3 2–10 8–10 10–8 4–8
Houston 5–13 3–9 9–9 8–10 2–10 7–5 7–5 4–8 6–12 9–9 5–7
Los Angeles 11–7 10–2 12–6 10–8 5–7 7–5 7–5 7–5 10–8 8–10 6–6
Montreal 7–5 7–10 6–6 10–2 7–5 4–14 4–14 6–12 6–6 7–5 7–11
New York 3–9 6–11 7–5 5–7 5–7 14–4 11–7 6–12 7–5 6–6 7–11
Philadelphia 7-5 10–8 3–9 5–7 5–7 14–4 7–11 6–12 9–3 6–6 6–12
Pittsburgh 3–9 11–7 10–2 8–4 5–7 12–6 12–6 12–6 7–5 7–5 11–7
San Diego 7–11 8–4 10–8 12–6 8–10 6–6 5–7 3–9 5–7 11–7 9–3
San Francisco 9–9 6–6 8–10 9–9 10–8 5–7 6–6 6–6 5–7 7–11 4–8
St. Louis 3–9 8–10 8–4 7–5 6–6 11–7 11–7 12–6 7–11 3–9 8–4


Notable transactionsEdit

  • June 14, 1991: Reggie Jefferson was traded by the Cincinnati Reds to the Cleveland Indians for Tim Costo.[3]
  • July 18, 1991: Stan Jefferson was signed as a Free Agent with the Cincinnati Reds.

RosterEdit

1991 Cincinnati Reds
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player statsEdit

BattingEdit

Starters by positionEdit

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Jeff Reed 91 270 72 .267 3 31
1B Hal Morris 136 478 152 .318 14 59
2B Bill Doran 111 361 101 .280 6 35
3B Chris Sabo 153 582 175 .301 26 88
SS Barry Larkin 123 464 140 .302 20 69
LF Billy Hatcher 138 442 116 .262 4 41
CF Eric Davis 89 285 67 .235 11 33
RF Paul O'Neill 152 532 136 .256 28 91

Other battersEdit

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

PitchingEdit

Starting pitchersEdit

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchersEdit

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchersEdit

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Awards and honorsEdit

All-Star Game

  • Tom Browning, Pitcher
  • Rob Dibble, Relief Pitcher
  • Barry Larkin, Shortstop
  • Lou Piniella, Manager

Farm systemEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Skeeter Barnes page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ "Bill Doran Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved August 24, 2012.
  3. ^ "Reggie Jefferson Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved August 24, 2012.
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007