November 28, 1966: The Reds draft Ted Abernathy from the Braves organizaton.

With his baffling submarine throwing motion, Abernathy proved to be a magnificent addition. In 1967, he was 6-3 with 28 saves and a 1.27 ERA.

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.