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1950 Cincinnati Reds

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1949 / 1951

66-87, Finished 6th in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Luke Sewell (66-87)
GM: Warren Giles
Scored 654 runs, Allowed 734 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 68-85

Ballparks: Crosley Field · Attendance: 538,794 (8th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
Batting - 100, Pitching - 102 · one-year: Batting - 105, Pitching - 107 Franchise Executives
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1949 / 1951 Trades and Transactions

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

October 14, 1949

Purchased Marv Rackley from the Brooklyn Dodgers for $60,000.

November 17, 1949

Drafted Rudy Minarcin from the Philadelphia Phillies in the 1949 rule 5 draft.

December 5, 1949

Dewey Williams selected by Seattle (PCL) in the 1949 minor league draft.

December 14, 1949

Traded Harry Walker to the St. Louis Cardinals. Received Lou Klein and Ron Northey.


Signed Ed Bailey as an amateur free agent.

Signed Dutch Dotterer as an amateur free agent.

Signed Don Gross as an amateur free agent.

Signed Bob Hazle as an amateur free agent.

Signed Ted Tappe as an amateur free agent.

Sold Dixie Howell to the New York Giants.

February 10, 1950

Sold Johnny Vander Meer to the Chicago Cubs.

May 2, 1950 (Standings)

Sold Lou Klein to the Chicago Cubs.

May 8, 1950 (Standings)

Frank Fanovich selected by the New York Giants off waivers.

May 10, 1950 (Standings)

Sold Jimmy Bloodworth to the Philadelphia Phillies.

Purchased Willie Ramsdell from the Brooklyn Dodgers.

Traded Walker Cooper to the Boston Braves. Received Connie Ryan.

June 2, 1950 (Standings)

Released Ray Lamanno.

June 7, 1950 (Standings)

Traded Ron Northey to the Chicago Cubs. Received Bob Scheffing.

June 20, 1950 (Standings)

Signed Jim Bolger as an amateur free agent.

September 7, 1950 (Standings)

Sold Peanuts Lowrey to the St. Louis Cardinals.

October, 1950 (Standings)

Sold Moe Savransky to Buffalo (International).

October 11, 1950 (Standings)

Sold Johnny Hetki to the St. Louis Browns.

December 4, 1950

Walker Cress selected by the Chicago White Sox in the 1950 minor league draft.

Released Danny Litwhiler.


Signed Bobby Durnbaugh as an amateur free agent.

Released Joe Trimble.

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1949 / 1951 Trades and Transactions