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1909 Cincinnati Reds

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1908 / 1910

77-76, Finished 4th in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Clark Griffith (77-76)
Scored 606 runs, Allowed 599 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 77-76

Ballparks: Palace of the Fans · Attendance: 424,643 (4th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
Batting - 99, Pitching - 100 · one-year: Batting - 94, Pitching - 94

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1908 / 1910 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from October 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

December 12, 1908

Traded Admiral Schlei to the St. Louis Cardinals. Received Art Fromme and Ed Karger.


Purchased Art Hoelskoetter from the St. Louis Cardinals.

January 5, 1909

Traded Art Hoelskoetter and Dan McGann to Milwaukee (American Association). Received Frank Roth.

Selected Dan McGann off waivers from the Boston Doves.

January 18, 1909

Traded John Kane to the Chicago Cubs. Received Tom Downey and Kid Durbin.

Traded Tom Daley and Rube Ellis to Los Angeles (PCL). Received Rebel Oakes.

February 4, 1909

Purchased Bill Moriarty from San Francisco (PCL).

May 2, 1909 (Standings)

Sold Rudy Hulswitt to the St. Louis Cardinals.

May 16, 1909 (Standings)

Purchased Roy Castleton from Atlanta (Southern Association).

May 20, 1909 (Standings)

Sold Pat Ragan to the Chicago Cubs.

May 24, 1909 (Standings)

Selected Bill Chappelle off waivers from the Boston Doves.

May 28, 1909 (Standings)

Traded Kid Durbin to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Received Ward Miller and cash.

June 1, 1909 (Standings)

Sold Bill Chappelle to Rochester (Eastern).

June 9, 1909 (Standings)

Sold Chick Autry to the Boston Doves.

Sold Ed Karger to St Paul (American Association).

July 26, 1909 (Standings)

Purchased Clare Patterson from Guthrie (Western Association).

August, 1909 (Standings)

Purchased Chet Carmichael from Cedar Rapids (Three-I). (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

Purchased Tommy Clarke from Montreal (Eastern). (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

Purchased Roy Ellam from Birmingham (Southern). (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

Purchased Swat McCabe from New Britain (Connecticut State). (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

August 3, 1909 (Standings)

Purchased Cozy Dolan from Rockford (Wisconsin-Illinois) for $2,000.

August 13, 1909 (Standings)

Traded Frank Egan (minors) and $2,000 to Wilkes-Barre (New York State). Received Mike Konnick.

August 16, 1909 (Standings)

Purchased Doc Johnston from Chattanooga (South Atlantic).

August 19, 1909 (Standings)

Traded Shanley (minors) to Utica (New York State). Received Jim Doyle.

August 22, 1909 (Standings)

Traded Mike Mowrey to the St. Louis Cardinals. Received Chappy Charles.

January 19, 1910

Sold Doc Johnston to Buffalo (International).

January 20, 1910

Traded Ad Brennan and Bob Ewing to the Philadelphia Phillies. Received Frank Corridon and Harry Coveleski.

February 3, 1910

Traded Frank Corridon, Miller Huggins and Rebel Oakes to the St. Louis Cardinals. Received Fred Beebe and Alan Storke.

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1908 / 1910 Trades and Transactions