- In 1994, a players' strike wiped out the last eight weeks of the season and all post-season. Cincinnati was in first place in the Central Division by a half game over Houston when play was stopped. No official titles were awarded in 1994.
- In 1981, the Reds finished with the overall best record in major league baseball. However, a players' strike in the middle of the season resulted in the season being split into two halves. Cincinnati finished second in both halves and was thus ineligible for a post-season appearance.
- In 1999, the Reds finished the regular season tied with the New York Mets for the Wild Card, but lost a one-game playoff.
The Cincinnati Reds are a Major League Baseball team based in Cincinnati, Ohio. They are members of the National League Central Division. Established in 1881 as an independent club, the team became a charter member of the American Association in 1882, and joined the National League in 1890. The club traditionally traces its origin to baseball's first openly professional team in 1869.
Raymond "Chappy" Charles (March 25, 1881 – August 4, 1959) was an infielder in Major League Baseball. He played for the St. Louis Cardinals and Cincinnati Reds.
The Cardinals were a successful American R&B group of the 1950s. Although overshadowed by the legendary Orioles, The Cardinals are still remembered as one of the best R&B ballad acts to come out of Baltimore.