May 27, 1939: The Reds set a modern club record with their 12th consecutive win by downing the Cardinals, 3-2 at Sportsman’s Park in St. Louis. The game was called after eight innings by a torrential downpour.
The streak extended the Reds record to 23-10. During the 12 straight wins, The Reds pitching was phenomenal, as the club outscored the opposition 62-24.
All Ã¢â‚¬Å“Reds triviaÃ¢â‚¬Â posts come from Greg Rhodes and John SnyderÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s fabulous book, Ã¢â‚¬Å“Redleg JournalÃ¢â‚¬Â (see link for purchasing) and are used with GregÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s permission.
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