April 11, 1955: The Reds lose the season opener, 7-5 to the Cubs in front of an overflow crowd of 32,195 at Crosley Field. Ted Kluszewski hit a HR for the Reds.

All “Reds trivia” posts come from Greg Rhodes and John Snyder’s fabulous book, “Redleg Journal” (see link for purchasing) and are used with Greg’s permission.

Thanks again to Greg Rhodes for permission to use his material.