Reds: Biggest homers in franchise history
In honor of Home Run Derby I put together a partial list of the biggest home runs in franchise history.
How would you rank them in order of importance and impact?
If you have video of a homer you think should be on the list please email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 11, 1967
Tony Pérez’s 15th-inning homer lifts the NL to a 2-1 win in the All-Star Game at Anaheim Stadium.
Johnny Bench bottom 9th HR to tie Game 5 NLCS vs Pirates, 1972
Down 3-0 in the 6th inning, Tony Perez 2-run HR Game 7 1975 World Series
Johnny Bench, Game 4 1976 World Series
Dave Concepcion HR in 1982 All-Star game
Bench HR on Johnny Bench Night 1983
Eric Davis, Game 1 1990 World Series
Mark Lewis pinch-hit grand slam in Game 3 NLDS vs Dodgers, 1995
Barry Larkin becomes first SS in ML history with 30 HR's and 30 SB's, 1996
Reds hit nine home runs vs Phillies at Veterans Stadium, 1999
Ken Griffey Jr bottom 11th inside-the-park winner vs Cardinals, 2001
Ken Griffey Jr hits career HR 500 vs Cardinals, 2004
Adam Dunn hits 533-foot homer, longest in GABP history, 2004
Joe Randa walk-off home run on Opening Day 2005
Adam Dunn walk-off grand slam beats Indians, June 30, 2006
Jay Bruce HR to clinch NL Central, 2010
Ramon Hernandez walk-off three-run homer to beat Milwaukee Opening Day 2011
Brandon Phillips, July 15, 2011 vs the Cardinals.
Joey Votto walk-off grand slam, three home run day, vs Nationals, May 13, 2012
Todd Frazier homers for Teddy Kremer, 2012
Devin Mesoraco/Shin-Soo Choo hit back-to-back HR's off Braves closer Craig Kimbrel, 2013
Todd Frazier wins Home Run Derby, July 13, 2015
Michael Lorenzen homers following the death of his father, August 2016.
Scooter Gennett hits four home runs vs Cardinals, June 6, 2016
Derek Dietrich three-run homer game vs Pirates, May 28, 2019
Joey Votto homers and gives bat and jersey to young cancer patient, Superbubz, September 2017
Pete Rose game-winning homer in Game 4 of 1973 NLCS vs Mets (2:48 MARK)
1976 NLCS Game 3: George Foster and Johnny Bench hit back-to-back homers to tie the game in the bottom of the 9th
July 1, 1973: Dodgers pitcher Don Sutton is one strike from dropping the Reds 12 games out of 1st place when third string catcher Hal King hits a stunning homer to give the Reds 4-3 win in Game 1 of a doubleheader. The Reds won the nightcap in 10 innings on a Tony Perez two-run double. The night jump started the Reds to a record of 60-26 the rest of the way to win the NL West.
August 10, 2019:
Aristides Aquino launches three solo home runs in three straight innings to tie Trevor Story for the most homers in a player's first 10 games