17 Facts About Ron Reed


Ron Reed spent the 1965 season in the high A Florida State League.

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Ron Reed received a September call-up, and made his major league debut on September 26,1966 against the San Francisco Giants.

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Ron Reed joined the Atlanta Braves out of Spring training 1968.

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Ron Reed was one of six pitchers to hold the American League team scoreless.

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Ron Reed had a tremendous year in 1969, winning a career-high eighteen games to help the Braves capture the National League West crown in the first season of divisional play to reach the post-season for the first time since moving to Atlanta.

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Ron Reed got the start in game two of the 1969 National League Championship Series against Jerry Koosman and the New York Mets.

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Ron Reed was the winning pitcher in the game in which Hank Aaron hit his 715th career home run, surpassing Babe Ruth for the all-time record.

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Ron Reed was traded from the Braves to the St Louis Cardinals for Ray Sadecki and Elias Sosa on May 28,1975.

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Ron Reed's first start with his new club came against his former franchise, and he allowed two runs over seven innings to pick up the victory.

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Ron Reed was acquired by the Philadelphia Phillies from the Cardinals for Mike Anderson at the Winter Meetings on December 9,1975.

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Ron Reed emerged as one of the most dominant pieces of Danny Ozark's bullpen.

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Ron Reed was the losing pitcher in game two of the 1980 National League Championship Series with the Houston Astros he pitched shutout ball over the remainder of the post season, earning a save in game two of the World Series.

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Ron Reed pitched in the inaugural National League Division Series in 1981 with Philadelphia ; the Division Series format was adopted as a result of the players' strike.

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Ron Reed appeared in three of the five World Series games against the Baltimore Orioles.

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Ron Reed is one of fifteen pitchers in MLB history to have at least 100 wins and 100 saves.

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Ron Reed is one of only five pitchers in MLB history to have 100 wins, 100 saves and 50 complete games.

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Ron Reed is one of 13 athletes to have played in both the National Basketball Association and Major League Baseball.

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